wood splitting

wood splitting

boxelder is in the maple family, which means in theory we could make syrup from its sweet sap, but it is not quite as sweet or tasty as maple for syrup, and it is not quite as dense and full of BTUs as maple firewood, which means that it tends to be cleared from mixed hardwood forest in our part of the world, because it is not a “high quality”  tree, and yet, look at the color running up through its trunk. quality manifests itself in many ways.

boxelder wood (Acer negundo)

  • Carol says:

    … and in my neck of the woods gives home to the adorable little Box Elder Beetles …


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