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Are the Bees Chasing Your Hummingbirds!
May 28, 2022

Welcome to
the Hummingbird Guide
FAQ's Newsletter!

Issue #6....
Bee Problems Revisited!
What To Do!

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FAQs Issue #6, May 28, 2022.

In this Issue:

1) Bee Problems.
2) Our Hummingbird Starter Kit.
3) Other Problem Solving Products!
4) New Featured Solar Feeders!
5) Hummingbird Garden Planting
6) Our Hummingbird Migration Tracker App.
7) Shop for Everything Hummingbirds....Special E-zine subscribers discount.
8) Our Revised Pinterest Page.
9) Link on your mobile device.
10) Hummingbird Guide Social Network.
11) Contact Us with your suggestions for future E-zines

Hummingbird feeder bees
can be a serious problem.

Nectar is a mixture of sugar and water and what bee doesn’t love a good sugar treat? How many picnics have you had spoiled by the annoying presence of bees?

For hummingbirds, bees are more than annoying. Varieties of bees such as honeybees, yellow jackets, hornets, and wasps are a serious problem at hummingbird feeders.

Worse yet, our hummingbirds sometimes desert a feeder infested with bees.

These 2 feeders above were
personal experiences at our feeders!

We were invaded by a swarm of Honeybees!

How to Get rid of Bees
at Your Hummingbird Feeders!

1.) Avoid using leaky feeders.

2.) Use bee guards...If your feeders take them

See Our Selection of Insect Guards.

3.) Use Tray Style Feeders....

Our #1 Recommended Defense!

The HummZinger Ultra Feeder

Why a Tray Style Feeder?

The reason why this style feeder works to prevent a bee infestation is because bees, wasps, hornets etc. cannot reach the nectar as long as the level is kept low enough!

After a while they will give up and move on looking for another source.

You will almost always witness a bee on the feeder on occasion but they are just mopping up the tiny bit dropped by a hummingbird while it is feeding.

Usually a single bee or two will not deter hummingbirds from the feeder.

Learn More about Bee Problems and Our Personal Experience with a Honeybee Invasion one Summer!

This is a good time to check your
"Hummingbird Gear"!

Check your feeders for damage or leaks and maybe replace them. Make sure they are clean and you have all the accessories you need such as an ant moat to keep those pesky ants off your feeders or a "Hummer Helper Helmet" to shade your feeders in the hot sun.

Ant Moat Self-Measuring Nectar Pitcher

Dr.JB's Feeder Hummingbird Feeder Helmet

Nectar Defender Hummingbird Swing

If You Know Someone Who Would Love to Start Enjoying Hummingbirds!

Here's A Great Deal!

See It Here!

Think Flowers!

Our Beloved Hummingbirds Are Here!

It's Not Too Late!
Plan Your Hummingbird Garden!
For Planting Now!

We've Teamed Up With Nature Hills Nursery.
America's Largest Online Plant Nursery!

Nature Hills has one of the BEST rated reputations of all online nurseries available!

Nature Hills guarantees that every plant they ship is of the finest quality and that your order will be carefully handled and shipped to ensure that you receive a healthy product.

Visit Our Flower Shop to Order Plants, Vines, Bushes for Your Hummingbird Garden!

A Few of the Many Positive Reviews for Nature Hills!

"The tree was delivered in great conditions and looks good even though I could tell that it is on the older side. I would recommend Nature Hills Nursery, Inc!"-Nouhou T.

"I ordered primropp yellow lilacs. They arrived within 10 days. I was very impressed by the packaging the plants arrive in. I was very impressed by the stock of bare roots that arrived strong and healthy. The instructions that came with how to plant a bare-root plants plan excellent. I will definitely order from Nature Hills Nursery again."-Laureen K.

"A very good experience. Ordering was a breeze, and although Mother Nature delayed a few products, shipping was quick. Any issues we have encountered have been dealt with, and their customer service has been awesome."-Patty T.

"Trees and plants arrived in great shape. They are really growing fast, just keep them watered. Would buy again, wonderful service."-Edward B.

"Plants were healthy and arrived in excellent condition!"-Abigail H.


Bee Balm


Hummingbird Vine


Azalea Bush

How to Plant a Hummingbird Garden!

We Have a Great Section on how to plant a garden equipped with:

- "Planting Zone Map" to find your zone.

- "Hummingbird Attracting Flowers List" that will grow in your zone.

- "Hummingbird Garden Plans" to carefully plan your garden.

- "Flower Shop" to order the best kept plants for shipment.

Learn All About It Here!

New Featured Products!

Introducing our new easy-to-fill, solar illuminated, blown glass LunaLite Hummingbird Feeders. Each piece is an individual work of art and will add brilliant color to any outdoor environment. The light that emanates at night transforms them into a beautiful lit ornament that can be enjoyed for hours.

Echo Valley Solar
Hummingbird Feeders!

"The LunaLite Feeder - Daytime"

See The LunaLite Selection of Solar Feeders!

"The LunaLite Feeder - Nighttime"

See The LunaLite Selection of Solar Feeders!

The Hummingbird Tracker App

Follow the 2021 Fall Migration
From Your Smartphone

The Hummingbird Tracker AppNew Features: Best Feeders, Hummingbird Identifier, Hummingbird Garden Design, FAQ's and MORE!

Available here:

The Hummingbird Guide Store!

Our Website is Now at
The Highest Level of Security!

We have worked hard to bring our website up to the highest level of security.

You will notice "https" in our URL (web address) in your address bar of your browser and the "Padlock" icon indicating that our website meets the standards for the highest level of security.

You can shop with confidence that our store is secure and any page that you visit on our site is secure!

Please visit Our Store. There is a large selection of decorative, unique, basic hummingbird feeders along with many accessories such as the ant moats and brushes. Also, we have many beautiful "Woodstock" wind chimes available, Gifts and Birdbaths.

Use promo code: "thehummer" for a Special 10% Discount to our newsletter subscribers which you can use on your whole order in our store.

For You Seniors!

And Not So Senior!

Introducing Our New
(Other) Site!
Senior Travel Central!

A Resource of information to find some of the best senior vacations and destinations, best senior travel deals, transportation, passports when needed and tips on travel insurance, safety including Covid19 protocols, health restriction travel plans and senior handicapped travel.

Learn about Senior Travel Groups, Travel Clubs, Walking Tours, Long Stay Vacations, Our Personal Recommendations and Reviews!

Visit "Senior Travel Central"

Let Others Know About
Your "Favorite" or "Not-so-Favorite"
Hummingbird Product!

Submit your personal review here.

See Our Revised Pinterest Page!

Follow us on Pinterest and Pin Your Favorites to Your Pinterest Board.

Our Website is "Mobile Friendly"!

Add our website to the "Homescreen" of your Smartphone to have quick and easy access to follow the Hummingbird Migration as we update your sightings.

Visit Our Social Network!

If you haven't already, you just might like to become a fan!

It's "A-buzz" with activity and has been growing by leaps and bounds!
We now have over 15,800 Facebook followers.
We have many new visitor photos, videos and conversations.
We would love to see your photos and videos, come join the fun!

View some videos on our YouTube channel.

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Enjoy the rest of the Spring and Summer!

See you soon,

Jim & Ruth

The Hummingbird Guide "Home Page"

I saw a hummingbird today..........

Sweetness and Joy is on the way!

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