Homemade Hummingbird Nectar
Homemade nectar for your backyard hummingbirds.
Home and Garden
granulated white sugar
Do not use brown sugar or honey
Pour the sugar and water in a pot on the stovetop.
Dissolve mixture over medium heat. Stir while heating. (Do NOT bring to a boil.)
Once sugar has dissolved, remove pot from heat.
Let nectar cool to room temperature.
Pour prepared nectar in hummingbird feeder and enjoy watching your happy hummingbirds!
You can double the recipe and store the extra nectar in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 weeks. Just bring the nectar to room temperature before putting the food out for the hummingbirds.