How to Make Hummingbird Food

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How to Make Hummingbird Food
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Clean the hummingbird feeder and rinse really well. Make sure there is no soap residue.

Clean the hummingbird feeder and rinse really well. Make sure there is no soap residue.

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I have 2 feeders that are 8 ounces each. You want a water to sugar ratio of 4 to 1 so I am using 1/2 cup of sugar for 2 cups of water.

I have 2 feeders that are 8 ounces each. You want a water to sugar ratio of 4 to 1 so I am using 1/2 cup of sugar for 2 cups of water.

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Sugar measure as explained in last step

Sugar measure as explained in last step

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Pour in the sugar and stir until clear. Using hot tap water allows the sugar to dissolve faster. Do not pour hot mixture into a cold glass feeder. Let it stand and cool a little first.

Pour in the sugar and stir until clear. Using hot tap water allows the sugar to dissolve faster. Do not pour hot mixture into a cold glass feeder. Let it stand and cool a little first.

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The mixture is now ready.

The mixture is now ready.

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Fill your feeders and hang. If you have multiple feeders, try not to have them placed in a direct line of sight between them and place them a fair distance apart.

Fill your feeders and hang. If you have multiple feeders, try not to have them placed in a direct line of sight between them and place them a fair distance apart.

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