The trees, so far, say it's not over. We've been collecting sap over the last couple of days.
We'll be doing another boil today.
The first boil was Feb 25 - this is an unusually long season!
We'll just see what the next few days bring.
There's still a fair bit of snow on the ground. Bud development looks like it's started but still early. Once the buds have swollen, at some point, the sap chemistry changes and the syrup you make isn't great anymore.
Remember, up here at Sugar Moon Farm, we're "behind" places at a lower elevation. Snow in the woods, trees just beginning to bud, versus trees already flowering in some parts of the province.
Spring takes its sweet time up here and we love it.