Help the hummers
Please do not add any honey to your hummingbird feeders. Use table sugar rather than honey to make hummingbird food; when honey is diluted with water, bacteria and fungus thrive in it. The normal mixture, especially ideal during hot or dry weather, is 1/4 cup of sugar per cup of water. Nectar in flowers is clear, after all, and red food coloring may be harmful for hummingbirds.
Don’t miss it
Don’t miss the new Colonial Williamsburg “Visit a Nation-Builder” encounter at the outdoor Charlton Stage on Thursday afternoons. Actors representing Ann Wager, headmistress of the first official school for African Americans, and a young and enslaved Gowan...