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  1. Re: Need help, hummingbird feeders inundated with bees...

    Hi Dragonfly,

    To reiterate, the bee feeder has been cut to half a cup of sugar per four cups of water.

    My hummingbird feeders are still getting their one cup of sugar to four cups of water.
  2. Re: Need help, hummingbird feeders inundated with bees...

    Hi Paul H.

    About spraying oil on hummingbird feeders:

    I was so uncomfortable when I read this, and so went to look on the internet about it. The general consensus is that it isn't a good idea,...
  3. Re: Need help, hummingbird feeders inundated with bees...

    Hi Zook,

    I'm afraid I can't take on any more commitments right now, so won't be going into bee-keeping. I read up some good docs on the UC Davis Bee site, and realise there's a lot more to it than...
  4. Re: Need help, hummingbird feeders inundated with bees...

    Hi Josh,

    Thanks for the info' about large jars - very helpful.
  5. Re: Need help, hummingbird feeders inundated with bees...

    Hi Charla,

    they only died when I didn't refill the feeder quickly enough. None have died since.
  6. Re: Need help, hummingbird feeders inundated with bees...

    Hi Ardilla,

    I have to smile - this is the exact same feeder that I'm using for my adapted bee-feeder!

    My hummers didn't seem to care for it much because it makes for an odd neck position when...
  7. Re: Help! Hummingbird feeders covered in bees...

    Hi Dragonfly,

    I don't like to use the all-plastic feeders because it's so hot here, and I think the plastic may leach into the sugar water when it gets hot, so I go with feeders that have glass...
  8. Re: Need help, hummingbird feeders inundated with bees...

    Hi Charla,

    thx for your reply. But, what about the dead ones? If this was just a freebie snack, wouldn't they have gone elsewhere, rather than die at the empty feeder?
  9. Re: Help! Hummingbird feeders covered in bees...

    Hi KNP,

    How much sugar-water do you normally feed to your bees? Are you in a hot, dry part of the country too?
  10. Need help, hummingbird feeders inundated with bees...

    Hi,

    I did post this on 'Welcome forum' just now, but am thinking it should have gone here. So, to those that already read it, my apologies, and for those that haven't read it - plse help me!!!
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  11. Help! Hummingbird feeders covered in bees...

    Hello Everyone,

    I'm a complete bee newbie, and a couple of weeks ago, a swarm of bees found my hummingbird feeders. I went to fill up my feeders, and found them inundated with bees (I had no...
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