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Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Maple Sugaring Time!

The trees have been tapped.

The sap is running.

The pot is boiling.

May I present: our first bottle of 2008 Maple Syrup!!


  1. That tree is a white ash, not a sugar maple in the photo of the bucket, and p.s if you are seeing sap on the tree bark you hammered the tap in to tight and cracked the wood causing a loss of sap.

  2. Actually, we did discover that error after the fact. I posted the picture before that, though, as it was the most photogenic of the bucket pics. Yes, that tree never healed properly either. Sigh. It's a learning process.