So it seems that tapping two maple trees gives us just enough syrup to get through until the next maple tap.
But I knew as soon as my family got a taste of this, I’d have to be making more. So, along with their annual garlic allotment, I’ve had to add two more trees into maple production.
Though, at the moment, with some daytime temps still in the minus digits, it’s looking like we’re still a week or two away. It’ll be a race to the finish.
Speaking of which, if you haven’t read this book, it will change the way you think about trees. And your relationship to them.
Also, here’s a post on how to tap your trees, if you’re so inclined.