Tag Archives: Maple trees

Match the Maples

Everyone recognizes the glorious leaf on the Canadian flag; the iconic maple leaf forever! Did you know that there are over 125 species of Acer trees and 10 of them are native to Canada? Can you tell one maple from another? QUIZ … Continue reading

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Sweet Spring Dreams

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 … Continue reading

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Sap’s Still Flowing

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 pretty soft in places, but that doesn’t mean that winter has quite given up the … Continue reading

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Sugar Bushes In Your Neighbourhood

Originally posted on In Your Neighbourhood:
Spring is in the air. I don’t exactly know why I say that, as it is still -1C outside (with windchill feels like -9C) with scattered flurries in the forecast, but I feel it. Perhaps…

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Maple Syrup Season is Upon Us

It is the last day of February and the sap in the trees is running already! Can you believe it? With the mild winter that we have had here in Southwestern Ontario, all manner of trees and other plants have … Continue reading

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