Several small feeders located
throughout your yard will work better than a
single large feeder in attracting hummers.
best way, however, to attract hummingbirds
is to develop your own "Hummingbird
Garden." A combination of flowers, vines
and shrubs offering a variety of nectar
sources can be a powerful attractant.
the birds start visiting your flowers
on a regular basis, you can add feeders
to different locations to make
observations easier and more
are some of the hummingbird's favorite
- Coral Honeysuckle
- Morning glory
- Trumpet Creeper
- Butterfly bush
- Turk's Cap
The Enjoying Hummingbirds More booklet, available from the Birdzilla store, provides a three page listing of desirable plants and their appropriate hardiness zones. Developing your own hummingbird garden adds to the beauty of your yard while attracting these wonderful birds.