Ant Problem with Hummingbird Feeder

by Taya

I have a ant problem.

Lots of ants come and eat the fruit and go to the hummingbird feeder and drink the nectar. Lots of them fall in so I have to clean it out and put more nectar in. What can I do to solve this problem?

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May 30, 2013
Fishing line
by: Phatt

Do you hang the feeder with the fish line? How do you use it? Am interested.

Aug 22, 2010
ant problem
by: Anonymous

I use a shepherd hook to hang my feeder and grease it with vasoline or any grease that will stay.
Ann B. in Tenn.

Jul 27, 2010
by: Anonymous

If you have a pole your feeder is hanging from, then slap a bunch of axle grease on the bottom of the pole .. works fine for me..

Jun 16, 2010
fishing line
by: Anonymous

Try fishing line - it works.

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