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   On this page, we offer some nice hummingbird feeders, oriole feeders, brushes for cleaning your hummingbird feeders, and butterfly houses. We also offer Stokes Hummingbird Book and Stokes Butterfly Book, two books I highly recommend. Near the bottom of the page you will find recipes for making your own hummingbird nectar and oriole nectar. 
   If you are ordering items from this page and intend to order plants too (assuming you live in one of the states we are permitted to ship plants to), please understand that your entire order will be shipped together. We do not generally split orders, sending part of it now and part of it later.

We ship items on this page to the 48 contiguous U.S. states.
   We do not ship to Alaska, Hawaii, or any destination outside the 48 contiguous U.S. states.

Aspects HumZinger Ultra with Nectar Guard, ASP-367
Aspects HummZinger Mini Hummingbird Feeder, 8 oz.           $17.00

The HummZinger Mini Excel features 3 ports and holds 8 ounces of nectar. It is both bee and ant resistant and has a built-in ant cup in the bowl. The cover is bright red to attract hummingbirds and has raised flowers to prevent rain from running into the bowl. The red cover pops off for easy cleaning and filling.Both the red cover and the clear bowl are polycarbonate. Hanging rod is solid brass. Feeder can be hung or post mounted on a 5/8" wooden dowel or on a piece of 1/2" copper tubing (which has a 5/8" outside diameter). The pole should be inserted into the ground at least one foot. The feeder height may vary, but three to four feet usually works well when pole mounted. Made in the USA.

Aspects HumZinger Ultra with Nectar Guard, ASP-367 Aspects HummZinger Ultra w/ Nectar Guard, 12 oz.    $21.00

The HummZinger Ultra with Nectar Guard features 4 ports and holds 12 ounces of nectar. This feeder provides maximum protection against both flying and crawling insects. In has a build-in ant cup in the bowl to stop crawling insects in their tracks and includes 3 complete sets of Nectar Guard replacement tips. The cover, which is bright red to attract hummingbirds, pops off for easy cleaning and filling. Made of plastic, it can be hung with the brass rod (included) or post mounted on a 5/8" wooden dowel rod (not included). 

Perky Pet Deluxe Hexagon Oriole Feeder with Bee Guard, PP-252 Perky Pet Deluxe Hexagon Oriole Feeder w/ Bee Guard    $18.00

This oriole feeder features 3 ports and holds 36 ounces of nectar. The NO-Drip feeder base is equipped with three feeding stations and removable orange plastic perches. The perches have incorporated bee guards, which give orioles access to the nectar ports when they land on the weight sensitive perches but deny bees and wasps access to the nectar. Included orange slice decals may be added to each of the feeding stations. The clear plastic reservoir and base are made of shatter-proof plastic. Orange wire hanger included for hanging. 

Aspects Oriole Feeder w/ Ant Moat    $21.00

This oriole feeder features 4 feeding ports (which are raised to divert rain) and holds 16 ounces of nectar. It is easy to clean, features a built-in ant moat, and includes a brass hanger. The easy-to-make oriole nectar recipe (1 part sugar to 5 parts water) is engraved on the inside of the orange cover. The feeder is made of polycarbonate. 

butterfly gardening, butterfly attracting plants Fast Track BUTTERFLY GARDENING   (August, 2012)      $20.00

                                          by Rose Franklin

Within the pages of this book you will learn how to design and plant a nectar-rich butterfly garden, identify many of the butterflies that visit your garden, lure butterflies to your property for egg-laying, and lots more.

Book format: 8.5" X 11"; 104 pages; over 100 color photos.

Stokes Butterfly Book:                                                                   $14.00
An Easy Guide to Butterfly Gardening, Identification, and Behavior


Donald and Lillian Stokes, two of the foremost authors in birding and nature, expand their expertise in the Stokes Butterfly Book with the help of butterfly expert Ernest Williams. This paperback offers insights into the life cycles and behavior of different butterflies, as well as tips on how to attract them into your garden. Color photographs and a straightforward writing style characterize the work, making an easy read for any butterfly enthusiast. Also included are techniques for identifying different butterfly species, and a list of butterfly- and caterpillar-friendly plants. Fantastic color photographs of a butterfly's metamorphosis and camouflage techniques enhance the informational content of the book. The Stokes Butterfly Book is a perfect resource for any butterfly lover.    95 pages, paperback, 8.5" x 11"

Stokes Hummingbird Book:                                                                     $15.00
The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying Hummingbirds


In Stokes Hummingbird Book, you'll find everything you need to know to attract hummingbirds to your backyard sanctuary. Discover amazing facts about hummingbirds, such as how fast they fly and how much they weigh. Become an expert on hummingbird behavior, including flight displays, breeding habits, and feeding. Use the section on hummingbird gardening to learn what flowers to plant in each area of the country. After attracting these tiny guests, the large color photographs and range maps will help you identify and locate them. You can photograph them using the guidelines for photographing hummingbirds. You will be given information on how to select the proper feeders, what to use in them, when to put them up, and when to take them down. 
89 pages, paperback, 8.5" x 11"

Stokes Beginner's Guide To Birds: EasternRegion                                                         $10.00

This book features descriptions of over 100 birds, as well as information on habitat, nesting habits, and behaviors. A large color photograph accompanies each description, including separate photos if the plumage differs on males and females. The book is organized by plumage color, with quick color tabs for reference. Tips on the bird's behavior are provided under every photograph, and a habitat map appears in the bottom corner of each page.

126 pages, paperback, 4.5"L x 7"W x .25"H

Songbird Essentials Hummingbird Feeder Brushes     $8.50 

Likely the best brush kit for cleaning every part of Hummingbird and Oriole feeders, this combo set from Songbird Essentials includes a double ended brush to clean feeder bottles and bases plus a double ended brush that cleans even the most difficult nectar feeder ports. Long lasting nylon bristles don't scratch surfaces. 

Wildlife Accessories Trap-It Ant Trap Wildlife Accessories Trap-It Ant Trap                      $6.50

The Wildlife Accessories Trap-It Ant Trap is designed to prevent ants and crawling insects from accessing your hummingbird or oriole feeder. Simple hang the plastic Ant Trap above your feeder, fill the well with water, and ants won't be able to get to the hummingbird or oriole nectar.  

Stained Glass Planter with Orange Butterfly  (#7837)

Authentic Stained Glass wrapped with real copper! Beautiful detail in this handcrafted planter manufactured by Gallery Art Glass. The entire planter is approximately 36" long. The stained glass topper is 7" wide and 11" high and includes green, yellow, and orange stained glass. The wire basket is 12" in diameter and 6" high and includes a coco mat liner. The entire planter is waterproof, weatherproof, will not fade, and is safe to fill with potting soil and flowers (able to hold up to 50 lbs.) Plants not included.


Our Price: $38.00

 

Stained Glass Planter with Pink Butterfly   (#7836)

Authentic Stained Glass wrapped with real copper! Beautiful detail in this handcrafted planter manufactured by Gallery Art Glass. The entire planter is approximately 36" long. The stained glass topper is 7" wide and 11" high and includes green, purple, and pink stained glass. The wire basket is 12" in diameter and 6" high and includes a coco mat liner. The entire planter is waterproof, weatherproof, will not fade, and is safe to fill with potting soil and flowers (able to hold up to 50 lbs.) Plants not included.


Our Price: $38.00

 

Recipe  for  Homemade  Hummingbird  Nectar

Bring 4 cups of water to a boil. Add 1 cup of white granulated sugar. Stir until the sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to cool before pouring into clean hummingbird feeders. Nectar can be stored in a refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Hummingbird feeders should be cleaned and refilled with fresh nectar every 3 to 4 days.
Do not add any dye or food coloring to nectar recipe as research shows that these may be harmful to hummingbirds and it is not necessary for attracting them.
Do not use honey instead of sugar. Honey can grow a black fungus which can cause fatal disease in hummingbirds.

Recipe  for  Homemade  Oriole  Nectar

Bring 6 cups of water to a boil. Add 1 cup of white granulated sugar. Stir until the sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to cool before pouring into clean hummingbird feeders. Nectar can be stored in a refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Oriole feeders should be cleaned and refilled with fresh nectar every 3 to 4 days.
Do not add any dye or food coloring to nectar recipe as research shows that these may be harmful to hummingbirds and it is not necessary for attracting them.
Do not use honey instead of sugar. Honey can grow a black fungus which can cause fatal disease in birds.

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