Dining Where They're Not Wanted

By Kathy Keatley Garvey (Bug Squad - Happenings in the Insect World - July 27, 2012) 

If your hummingbird feeders are filled with that oh-so-tantalizing sweet sugary syrup, you may be attracting not only hummers, but honey bees, too. In fact, the bees may be crowding out the hummers.

Just how do you keep your hummers happy and the bees away from the bird feeders?

Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen of the UC Davis Department of Entomology is asked that often.

The trick, he says, is to...


Visit the Kathy Keatley Garvey Bug Squad blog at: http://ucanr.org/blogs/bugsquad/
Visit the Kathy Keatley Garvey website at: http://kathygarvey.com/