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DIY Butterfly Feeder - a bright colored bowl with a plastic mesh pot scrubber in it; just add sugar water (4 parts water, 1 part granulated sugar) and wait for the butterflies to show up.


Hummingbird Nectar Recipe 1 part sugar/4 parts water Boil the water first, then measure and add sugar, at the rate of 1/4 cup of sugar to 1 cup of water. Let cool and store excess in refrigerator until ready to use. Do not add food coloring, honey (which ferments), or artificial sweetener, which has no nutritional value. You will need to clean your feeder about once a week. According to the National Audubon Society

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DIY Butterfly Feeder Is A Fun Family Project You'll Love

Butterfly Feeder Brighten up your garden with a fabulous butterfly feeder! 10 parts water with one part sugar. Heat the mixture until the sugar dissolves, and allow to cool. Spoon some of the sugar water mixture onto the sponge until it is saturated Be careful not to add too much sugar to the butterfly food mixture. A higher concentration of sugar can dehydrate the butterflies. Tutorial via ‘ehow’