Saturday, March 31, 2012

Hummingbirds return to Florida

Its that time of year again that the hummingbird returns to Florida.  In late March and April you will begin to see them appear at your feeders so have them ready.  I make my own nectar and you can as well its very simple to make.  First off make sure your feeder is clean, you may want to rinse it out with some boiled water to make sure its clean and let it air dry in the sun for a few hours.     I only make a small amount of nectar at a time because my feeders are in the sun and it will spoil your nectar in just a few days, probably before your birds get to drink it, unless you have many of them.  I take a sauce pan,  1 cup of water to 1/4 cup of regular sugar, and boil it for only about a min or two, then let it sit till it cools. It will last a few days in the sun and about a week in the shade.  Try not to let it stay in the feeder any longer than that because your hummingbirds could become ill.  I will try to post some more information and photos on hummingbirds in the future!  Till then enjoy your little feathered friends......blessings

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Its a New Year and I havent written in here yet!!

EKKK Hi sorry I havent written in a while been very busy getting ready for the summer. Living out here in the country takes a lot of work lol. I've almost had a blank canvas to work with so lots to do! I took advantage of the winter months here in Florida to prepare the ground for planting and actually planting some things along the way. Will show some photos along the way but will be a while before I do that. I hope everyone had a very wonderful holiday season this last year and that your New Year resolution, ( if you had one) comes true for you! God Bless and hope to get back on here more often .. Leave me a message once in a while in here I find them :) laters!