How to Revive a Faded Hummingbird Feeder

Using a shockingly bright red nail polish, I carefully paint a red flower around the feeding hole, being sure to avoid the hole and feeding area. To make doubly sure the hummingbirds notice the feeder, I hang a large red ribbon on it.

The combination never fails to catch the eye of early migrant hummingbirds. And the effort of reviving the feeders is one of my favorite early spring rituals.