WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Just yesterday I was cutting a dead leader out of a large sugar maple tree hanging over someone’s house & out came 8 flying squirrels, one after the other. They scurried up the leader & then flew literally 30 plus yards to a neighboringContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Well, I always wondered if there is more that can be made with maple sap. I’ll get back to you in a month or 2 and report on how this maple wine turns out. Anything with sugar can be fermented. This wine should beContinue Reading


WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Somewhere hidden inside that overgrown tree is a decent apple tree. Been pruning a lot of these overgrown & neglected apple trees lately. I guess after years of free-loading apples from the side of the road, it’s time to give back a little bit.  Continue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? While picking up my wood pile that blew over in the wind, I literally watched my neighbor’s tree fall down next to me and onto the power-line. It’s during these heavy wind and snow-events that those “weak unions” inside trees tear apart and damageContinue Reading