By dianne from WV
The nectar you put in does not have to be colored. Pickled beet juice has vinegar in it, which may not be acceptable. Just mix the sugar and water (four parts water to one part sugar), you don't need color. If your feeder has no color to draw them in (most feeders are red with yellow), you can tie some red ribbon on the feeder to catch their eyes. Once they discover it, you won't even need the ribbon.
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I haven't had as many hummingbirds this year. I thought maybe I need to get another recipe for mixing up sugar water for the hummers. Does anyone have a good recipe to attract them?
I would like a recipe for homemade hummingbird nectar.