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Q.Spilled Hummingbird Nectar Left Behind Awful Smelling Soil – How can I Fix This?!

Zone 07946 | joanknj added on July 12, 2017 | Answered

Squirrels got to my hummingbird feeders and spilled a lot of nectar this spring. The grass beneath the feeder is dead now and the mud left behind smells horrendous. We removed a top layer of it but that hasn’t helped. What has happened? Some kind of fermentatioin/yeast? How can we fix this? It’s right by our deck and is ruining the summer. We don’t need grass but we do need not to have this smell.

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Answered on July 15, 2017

Hummingbird Nectar is generally sugar and water.
Flush the area with water to clear the area.

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