Hummingbirds

Humming with Happiness: 7 Sweet Tips for How to Attract Hummingbirds

Make a hummingbird-friendly yard and choose the perfect hummingbird feeder with these 7 sweet tips from Droll Yankees! 1. Hummingbirds have ferocious nectar needs. Hummingbirds need to feed 5 – 8 times every hour, so keeping your hummingbird feeders well supplied with energy-packed nectar is a great way to help these little gems, especially in early Learn More

Fantastic Hummingbird Facts: A Sweet Little List

A sweet little list of fantastic facts about everyone’s favorite birds, from Droll Yankees!   Hummingbirds are only found naturally in the Americas. Some Europeans in the 1500s thought that hummingbirds were bird & insect cross-breeds! The French named them “bird flies” and in c. 1640 the English named them “humbirds”. Some even claimed that Learn More

Happy Hummingbirds- Tips for choosing the perfect hummingbird feeder

Get you backyard ready for hummingbird season and choose the perfect hummingbird feeder with these sweet tips from Droll Yankees!  Choose a feeder designed with hummers in mind There are all kinds of nectar feeders on the market these days in all colors, shapes, sizes, and patterns. Be sure you are picking a feeder that Learn More

You don’t feed hummers??

It’s hard to believe, but I’ve heard that some people don’t feed hummingbirds because they think it’s bothersome to mix up the nectar and care for the feeders. I can promise you that it’s really quick and easy and gives you great return on your investment. Use table sugar (sucrose), as it is chemically very Learn More