Collecting black walnut sap . Although sugar maples are the tree of choice for syrup many other types of trees can be tapped to make syrup, including silver and red maples, hickory, birch, box elder, and walnuts
B.I.G. Tip of the Day! Use Carnuba Wax on your outdoor metal furniture! Metal Protector! The same carnauba paste wax that maintains a car's finish does a dynamite job on painted metal furniture. Once a season, apply an even coat with a damp terry cloth towel to furnishings; let dry, then lightly buff with a soft cotton rag. The wax will repel water, preventing rust, and also restore luster to dull paint.