Anyone else getting ready to start tapping birch? I got our spiels and buckets out and ready this morning. It will be another week or so before the sap starts running I like to be ready. We just tap enough to drink it makes a good spring tonic. We don't make to often it just take to much time for the end results, about 100 gallons of sap = 1 gallon of syrup.
Thorn apples are good. I taped a few different trees this year I got good drinking sap but I especialy like the ants that come to drink the sap. Ther'er sweet and sour I just like them off the bark yum.
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