The When: Hummingbird Feeding Times

Let’s get straight to the point; here are the feeding guidelines: When to Put Out The Hummingbird Feeder.  Northeastern and Central United States and Canada – April or May; Southeastern United States –… Continue reading

The How: Hummer Feeding

First, the No-No’s Never add red food color to sugar water Never use commercial mixes that have red dyes. Nectar in flowers is clear, and red food coloring may be harmful for hummingbirds.… Continue reading

The Where: Feeder Placement – Oh, Decisions, Decisions

Where to hang your feeder? A feeder may be found sooner by the hummingbirds if hung over, or near, a garden of hummingbird plants. However, my feeder is about 6 feet from a… Continue reading

The What: Hummingbird Feeders

The most important criteria when selecting a feeder are that it be easy to clean and easy to fill. Feeders should come apart so that all parts are open and available for cleaning.… Continue reading

Sipping On That Sweet Nectar

Put out a feeder and they will come.  Hummingbirds remember a reliable food source—even from year to year.   That results in having some very loyal returning pollinators.  And, who doesn’t love the beauty… Continue reading

Let’s Not Forget Potato Onions and Other Multipliers

While the Egyptian Walking Onion brings pizzazz to a landscape, its “cousins” should not be forgotten.  They may not be as interesting to look at, but they are just as easy to grow… Continue reading

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