The hummingbirds They are fascinating birds, full of colour, that bring beauty to any garden or vegetable patch. That is why many of us want to have them at home and the best way to attract them is through a nectar home. That is why today we will teach you how to prepare it so that you can later place it in a drinker and thus enjoy these beautiful colorful birds.
The hummingbird plays a stellar role in the pollination of your crops, so it is also necessary to have it in our garden or vegetable patch. To attract these vibrant little birds, you can easily make a nectar using two ingredients you have in your kitchen. Thus, you will give them all the energy they need.
How to make a homemade nectar to attract hummingbirds?
It is important to emphasize that to do this homemade nectar the only thing you should use is water and standard sugar, the use of other sweeteners such as honey, brown sugar or sweeteners is not recommended, because it can be counterproductive for the health of the birds. In addition, it is recommended to use clean water and avoid that it is contaminated or dirty. Along the same lines, you should constantly clean the drinker of these birds to avoid bacteria and microorganisms that can proliferate in the nectar.
Clarified this, we will tell you what to prepare nectar home you will need a quarter cup of sugar and a cup of water. Once the ingredients have been gathered, we will begin with the simple instructions that we will provide you with below:
- Mix the water with the sugar and stir well until the grains dissolve.
- Take this syrup to a pot and cook over medium heat until it begins to boil.
- Once boiling, continue cooking for 2 minutes before removing from heat.
- Let the mixture cool and once at room temperature you can place it in the drinker to hummingbirds.