Norway Maples commonly line urban streets, although they're considered invasive. There is much confusion online as to whether you can tap them for maple syrup. My experience says you can and should tap Norway Maples, as other factors make up for the shortcomings of Norway Maples.
A step into history explains why it's called maple sugaring, why colonists undertook this expensive tradition when there were cheaper options, and how they did it.
Tapping a tree and making your own homemade maple syrup is a true American tradition and the ideal urban homestead activity. If you’re like us right now and have virtually no yard, you can still…
Did you know you can make maple syrup from only one tree? Little did I know, the tree grown near open space is the ideal tree for maple syrup tapping, and maple syrup can be made in 6 EASY steps.