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Honeysuckle Nectar

Discussion in 'Home and Garden' started by NearertoGod, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. Honeysuckle Nectar

    Did anyone know that you can suck the nectar out of the honeysuckle flower.

    You pick a flower and take off the green tip and get the juice out. It's really delicious! :D
  2. Last time I did that I was around 6 years old. I thought it was great.:)
  3. They are a pretty flower, with quite a lot of folklore. That was the first flower pic.I took last spring...I'm waiting patiently for spring in my region...the snow is melting today :).
  4. Isn't that a little flower that is loved by the hummingbirds ?

    Tyler , I am sorry to tell you that for a change spring came early here and the blossems are out, the birds are singing, grass is full of dandilions ( We have a pesticide ban) . It is so glorious after the long cold and snowy winter we had.

  5. Yes, we have a honeysuckle bush and it just started blooming, so the hummingbirds have been getting a drink along with our hummingbird feeder. :D
  6. Oh, Dusty! If you pick off the little yellow blooms, they won't spread. My grandma used to make dandilion wine from them. It was the only wine I detested. But I remember sitting in the grass picking them for her. Then I got little "jigger bites" all over my legs. :p
  7. Oh so I should plant one of those bushes.... cause I love those beautiful little birds.

  8. The last time I did that, I was around 49...ha, ha...

    Of course I had to be reminded by my 9 year old, "Dad, try this" like he was the first one to discover this.
  9. That takes me back to when I was about 8 and my friends and I tried to honeysuckle nectar...it is quite sweet...thanks for the memory!!!

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