Make Your Own Hummingbird Food Nectar

Make your hummingbird food recipe solution, 
1 part white, granulated sugar
4 parts water closely approximates the concentrations found in the nectar of wildflowers they prefer.

To make a little over 1 cup of hummingbird nectar recipe solution (normally enough to fill a standard feeder) follow the below directions:

  1. Make sure your feeder is cleaned thoroughly before adding new solution.
  2. Boil 1 cup of water. 
  3. Stir 1/4 cup of white granulated sugar into the 1 cup of heated water.
  4. Stir until sugar dissolves.
  5. Cool, fill your hummingbird feeder, and serve!
  6. Nectar can be stored in the refrigerator for 2 weeks.