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Hummingbird Nectar | How to attract hummingbirds to your garden

Posted By: junmar

Want to know how to attract hummingbirds to your garden? I will share with you some information about hummingbirds, and some tips to help encourage visitors to visit again soon and again.

One of the birds the most enjoyable and interesting view of the backyard is the hummingbird. Depending on the species, the small creature weighed just 2.2 to 20 grams. Wings of a hummingbird’s leaders from 12 to 90 times per second and your heart rate up to 1260 times per minute. The hum is heard during the flight the sound of their wings, like the flap very quickly and the reason for its name.

They make a grinding sound, especially when excited, for example, when another  eating from the same flower or feeder. Hummingbirds feed on the nectar of certain flowers and get their protein and other nutrients of small insects and spiders.

What kind of flowers you can plant in your garden to convince boyfriends to stop and have a drink? Hummingbirds are particularly attracted to the flowers in shades of pink, orange and red, but also drink the nectar of other colorful flowers. These flowers can be found in ground cover, vines, trees, annuals, perennials, shrubs and bulbs.

Some of the large selection of flowers are: geranium, monkey flower, trumpet vine, purple, Columbine, iris, gladiolus, lavender, hibiscus, honeysuckle, bird of paradise, lavender, lobelia, salvia, silk tree , digital, and fuchsia. This is not an exhaustive list, but at least start planting flowers that hummingbirds love.

You can also attract hummingbirds to your garden or patio with a  feeder. These can be placed in the garden bed or near a window or a seating area for the birds nearby. You can buy instant nectar or make your own using one part sugar to four parts water. Boil water, add sugar and let cool before adding to food.

The planting of flowers or hang a bird feeder in your garden will bring a lot of the small  visitors to see and enjoy for years to come.

 

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