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Hummingbird Nectar Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Teresa Lanum
Added: Friday, September 4, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups boiling water
1/2 cup sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Heat the water until it boils. Add the sugar.
The ratio of sugar to hot water is 1 to 4.

Let it cool before filling feeder.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Excess nectar can be stored in the refrigerator until needed. I like to only partially fill the feeder and fill it more frequently.

 

 

 

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