The proper nectar mixture for hummingbirds is 1
(one) part white table sugar to 4 (four) parts
water. The nectar recipe is engraved on the
underside of the cover of every HummZinger
Pour 4 cups of water into a pan and bring to a
boil (boiling helps slow bacterial growth).
Remove from heat. Add 1 cup of white table sugar.
Stir until sugar is dissolved. Allow the sugar
solution to cool before filling your HummZinger.
Extra nectar should be stored in your
Do not use a
sweeter mixture - this will harm the
Do not substitute
honey for sugar as it will promote fungal growth.
Do not add any
dye or coloring to the mixture, it is not