How can I attract hummingbirds?

How can I attract hummingbirds?

28 February, 2010 (04:35) | how to attract hummingbirds | By: admin


My sons bought me a hummingbird feeder for Mother’s Day and so far I have not had a single hummingbird. Is there something I can do to attract them? Also, I am gone during the day and do not get home until 5:30-6:00 are they more likely to feed earlier in the day or does the time not matter?
I placed the feeder on a shepard’s hook in a flower bed where we have columbines already planted.

You need to give them time, they’ll find it, but sometimes it takes a couple of weeks.

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Comment from Susi C
Time February 28, 2010 at 9:41 am

Plant flowers and provide shelter and they will come.

See source for more information.
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http://www.backyardgarden.info/hummingbird.php

Comment from Rod B
Time February 28, 2010 at 10:26 am

They will most likely be gone long before you arrive home. They generally feed early in the day. Just keep the unit filled with fresh nectar and you will probably see one or two on your day off.
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Comment from King MMMM B’eer
Time February 28, 2010 at 10:40 am

You gotta get nekkid and do the hummingbird dance in the back yard.
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Comment from Adam D
Time February 28, 2010 at 11:11 am

You need to give them time, they’ll find it, but sometimes it takes a couple of weeks.
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