We have red and white pines, some firs and spruce, a couple of junipers, a weeping willow, and exactly two oak trees. We also have these other trees. I never knew what kind they were, but they're ugly, and kind of a nuisance, because they're always popping up in places where we don't want them, crowding out the trees we do want. And they grow so quickly.
|First, drill, at a slight upward angle, 2.5-3 inches into the maple tree|
|Then, tap the spile, or spout, into place|
|Attach a collection bucket|
|Boil the collected sap until the sugar reaches 66% concentration|