Monthly Archives: February 2017

Second Run

This is what I came home to.  Every bucket within a few inches of the top. They are bleeding faster than the spiles can direct the sap into the buckets. The early run we had gave us just over 3 … Continue reading

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Continuing Class: Chip Bud Grafting

Last summer, we not only planted a lot of fruit trees;  we also worked at making a lot more.  see Today was a continuation of that project. Unlike the dozen in my yard that got eaten by rabbits (and … Continue reading

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Trees Are Running!

Our extended forecast looks good.  Highs in the mid 30s to 40s, with night time temps dipping below freezing.  Right now it is 44 degrees and all 4 taps we have in are running well.  They had just started up … Continue reading

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Holding Patterns

This is one of those between times in the year.  It is a bit too early to be starting much in the way of tomatoes or peppers.  It is also early to be gathering maple sap, but the buckets had … Continue reading

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