Attracting Bees

Plantersville, TX(Zone 9a)

I have a Hummingbird Feeder that is attracting Bees. I cannot attract Hummingbirds but the Bees will empty the bottle in 2 hrs. Then they all leave.

Homeworth, OH(Zone 5b)

Some types of feeders are more resistant to bees; I like the dish type feeders myself.

Deep East Texas, TX(Zone 8a)

If your feeder has yellow flowers on the feeding ports, remove them. Most will just slip off. The yellow is more of an attractor for the bees and yellow jackets. You will be bothered less.

I like the single tube feeders. These birds jealously guard feeders so I use single feeders and place them all around the house. That gives everyone a chance to dine. The single ones are also easier to clean and I change them daily anyway so keep a spare set to swap and wash them.

Charlotte, NC(Zone 7b)

Try using a bee guard. I think Wild Birds Unlimited sells them.

Vicksburg, MS(Zone 8a)

Ditto on that bee guard--works great.

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