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Time to Pull the Taps

March 22, 2019

Only a few trees have been producing sap, and I have never done a boil past March 17th, in fear that the syrup would be too dark and bitter - which is what happens late in the season. So with the help of a few more dogs, I took my little red wagon, pulled out the taps and gathered buckets and lids. The holes will heal up naturally, and next year I will be sure to tap in a new location on the trees to keep them healthy for many years. I have a big day of washing all of the related equipment ahead of me.

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