Posts tagged with "Maple"
08. February 2019
Time to do repairs🔨. Scott’s been up in the woods these days checking for breaks and replacing drop lines where needed. Conditions are great. Definitely icy in spots and he still needs snowshoes, but it’s definitely good going. The storms this year brought down a few trees, including some of our mainline supports😫The system is showing its age this year. We’ll have to replace those supports with more permanent poles, but not til after the sugar season. Otherwise....things are looking...
02. March 2016
8:20 pm Awesome run and boil today! Scott just got home. Cleaned up the tanks and left with the sap running hard - about 10" an hour. A bit of supper and then back down to check again. It's supposed to get very cold by around midnight, gradually dropping to minus 7 by around 1 am. So the sap will slow and eventually stop. How much will we have in the tanks tomorrow? Don't know. We do know that they'll be back at it tomorrow. Samara? She had enough energy to actually play this afternoon for...
19. April 2015
9:15 am Firing up at 11 am today! Bob Williams (our mentor and original owner of the farm before 1994) will be firing today - a treat! How does the coming week look for sap? We'll see...but the nighttime temps don't look very cold at this point. We really would love to see minus 5.