Tag: maple syrup

Maple Syrup: Some Sweet Facts

Sweet Maple Syrup Facts CANADIAN MAPLE SYRUP FACTS: Canada produces 90% of the world’s maple syrup Quebec produces 90% of Canada’s maple syrup Ontario is the second largest producer of maple syrup in Canada, producing approximately 4 million litres of maple syrup each year Maple Tree Facts: Once a maple tree is tapped, the tree… Read more »

Sweet Spring Dreams: The 2014 Maple Season is Here

Did you realize that despite the cold temperatures and blustery weather forecasts, March is only days away? That means that Spring will arrive shortly, if in name only. It is hard to dream of spring’s rebirth with sky-high snow mountains taking over precious real estate in area parking lots. Not to mention the ice and… Read more »

Sap’s Still Flowing

tapped maple tree

Spring has sprung. There are bulbs starting to poke their tips through the cold soil and giant snow banks are melting everywhere.The ground is getting soft in places, but that doesn’t mean that winter has quite given up the ghost yet though. I saw flakes in the air this morning and they are forecasting more… Read more »

Maple Syrup Season is Upon Us

It is the last day of February and sap is running in area trees already! Can you believe it? Southwestern Ontario’s mild winter means that many trees and other plants are already getting ready for spring. In fact, only yesterday I spied some sprightly¬†little crocuses peeping their purple heads up towards the sun. March might… Read more »