Search:

Type: Posts; User: Galena

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    219
    Views
    46,817

    ...when you get twitchy cause there hasn't been a...

    ...when you get twitchy cause there hasn't been a new post on MT for 5 days...and sugaring season is 8 months away ;-)
  2. Replies
    10
    Views
    462

    From what I can see - what little is visible in...

    From what I can see - what little is visible in the pics - just plain ol niter. Is it really worth pulling from shelves and rebottling? Not to mention having to reheat, use new caps on the bottles...
  3. Replies
    416
    Views
    33,024

    Aww gosh shucks durnit...of course I'll post the...

    Aww gosh shucks durnit...of course I'll post the *class pic* for this year...here ya go, enjoy! NOtice that batch seems to think it's beer and another one will not.clear.up. and so looks like peach...
  4. Replies
    416
    Views
    33,024

    haha Wisers, I'm also concentrating on getting...

    haha Wisers, I'm also concentrating on getting wood in for next year's boiling! Still on the lookout for a cast iron woodstove that doesn't leak heat like a sieve, in case you stumble across one. ...
  5. Replies
    416
    Views
    33,024

    Finally have some figures for my season. If I...

    Finally have some figures for my season. If I count in the 42l I gave to some clients (who made just under 2l with it) I got 628l sap and 30l syrup.

    But if I keep it just to what I collected and...
  6. Replies
    416
    Views
    33,024

    Hey BackCountry, yep you're in the same boat I...

    Hey BackCountry, yep you're in the same boat I was in...lots of great clear sap still coming but also insane amounts more of boiling. How long can your wood, time and energy hold out for is what it...
  7. Replies
    416
    Views
    33,024

    BWAHAHAHAAAAAA...I'm already draggin wood home...

    BWAHAHAHAAAAAA...I'm already draggin wood home for Shack Whacky to burn next year and searching kijiji for a cast iron woodstove in good condition to replace my current one. It just gives off way...
  8. Replies
    416
    Views
    33,024

    There's a first time for everything and today is...

    There's a first time for everything and today is the first time ever in my sugaring life that I pulled spiles while trees were still producing beautiful sap. I still don't like that I had to do it,...
  9. Replies
    416
    Views
    33,024

    I have 75l from today alone and about 20l...

    I have 75l from today alone and about 20l leftover from yesterday that I really want to push through tonight. Been hearing peepers but my sap is still crystal clear and the syrup is pretty dang good...
  10. Replies
    10
    Views
    403

    Really? Oh cool! Must try it tonight :-) thanks...

    Really? Oh cool! Must try it tonight :-) thanks Bruce!

    ETA: Tried it on a really gunked-up bottle from last year, and now I can't tell it apart from the brand-new ones. What a great way to get...
  11. Replies
    416
    Views
    33,024

    I got 98.5l in holding tanks outside, the weather...

    I got 98.5l in holding tanks outside, the weather is now crazy warm so I think this will be it. A bunch of spiles have slowed down, some are still quite hot. Guess what I'm spending my weekend...
  12. Replies
    10
    Views
    403

    I can get distilled. Just use it straight?

    I can get distilled. Just use it straight?
  13. Replies
    416
    Views
    33,024

    Haha thanks Karen, the sugar content blew my mind...

    Haha thanks Karen, the sugar content blew my mind out with the first batch!
  14. Replies
    10
    Views
    403

    Do you have any permeate kickin around, Bruce? I...

    Do you have any permeate kickin around, Bruce? I don't know how much I would need, but I have a good 1-2 dozen bottles that really need it. Trying vinegar for now followed by lots of rinsing. ...
  15. Replies
    416
    Views
    33,024

    Still running here...got about 55l sap today. ...

    Still running here...got about 55l sap today. Was able to give away the 42l I got yesterday, but now I'm going into the weekend expecting to boil yet again. Patched up the stove in SW with heat...
  16. Replies
    10
    Views
    403

    Thanks, I do know some people who have permeate...

    Thanks, I do know some people who have permeate but they aren't too close...and may use it that way themselves! I think I'll try straight vinegar for now. I think bleach is an alternative too, but...
  17. Replies
    416
    Views
    33,024

    There are quite a few Freemans around here, they...

    There are quite a few Freemans around here, they make good yard maples. Think they have a high tolerance for road salt and stuff like that. There are a few on a nearby vacant property that I would...
  18. Replies
    10
    Views
    403

    Scale remover for glass jars

    Hey all. My property has very hard water and this even shows up in the bottles and jugs I use for storing syrup in. I know it's harmless but it looks awful to have that cloudy film son the inside. ...
  19. Replies
    416
    Views
    33,024

    I saw that here on MT, so I guess it's a...

    I saw that here on MT, so I guess it's a cross-post. Sounds intriguing, maybe once this season is done I'll try it.

    Thank gawd for enthusiastic clients...got one of them to agree to take the 42l...
  20. Replies
    416
    Views
    33,024

    Looks great Al! No wonder we haven't seen you on...

    Looks great Al! No wonder we haven't seen you on here much lately. And yeah, the nitre seems to hardly be a problem this year. Interesting.

    ETA: Groan....my trees have given me another beautiful...
  21. Replies
    416
    Views
    33,024

    Uh oh....I was out there in the Mammoth getting...

    Uh oh....I was out there in the Mammoth getting more firewood for Shack Whacky when I heard that telltale plinky noise. Yep, all my trees are wide-awake again and giving me nice clear sap....oh gawd...
  22. Replies
    416
    Views
    33,024

    Hehe no probs, better than last year when...

    Hehe no probs, better than last year when someone's autocorrect kept calling me Glenda!

    In terms of trees...all I can say is that when I saw the listing for me house, the words 'Mature maples'...
  23. Replies
    416
    Views
    33,024

    LOL actually only made one batch with the poor...

    LOL actually only made one batch with the poor man's RO - and that one is the pissiest little b*****d of the bunch. Mind it was made from only a one-day run of 22l and change, so maybe that's why...
  24. Replies
    416
    Views
    33,024

    Are you really moving out this way, Smokeshow? ...

    Are you really moving out this way, Smokeshow? And just curious, would Southern Ontario include Port Colbourne? I have friends there who want to sugar but aren't really set up for it.
  25. Replies
    416
    Views
    33,024

    You sure did well for a bush that is so mixed,...

    You sure did well for a bush that is so mixed, Karen! Well done and I hope you get your 40l :-)

    Well crunched some numbers and here's what I got so far....318.7l sap made 15.9l syrup. Ratio went...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4