1: Learn how to make the perfect hummingbird food with our simple recipe.

2: Mix 1 part sugar with 4 parts water and stir until dissolved.

3: Boil mixture for 1-2 minutes, then let it cool completely.

4: Fill your clean hummingbird feeder with the sweet nectar.

5: Hang feeder in a shady spot away from predators.

6: Change the nectar every 3-4 days, especially in hot weather.

7: Avoid using honey or artificial sweeteners in the nectar.

8: Keep ants away by using an ant moat or petroleum jelly.

9: Enjoy watching these amazing birds sip from your homemade nectar!