How Sweet (And Colorful) It Is

Princeton, Massachusetts

Maple sugaring continues in Massachusetts.
Sugarmakers often use eye-catching plastic sap buckets in lieu of the traditional galvanized metal type. There is some controversy surrounding them, as plastic may only last a few years. However, plastic is light weight, and will not rust. Additionally, you can see the sap through them.

13 thoughts on “How Sweet (And Colorful) It Is

  1. Thanks for sharing these interesting pictures. Do you know they keep the deer away? I planted three sugar maple trees, and the deer licked and tore off the bark, killing two trees. I put a wire fence around the third one and it survived.

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