The dream of a remote cabin deep in the Maine woods is appealing to many. Before you jump in and make that purchase here are a few things you should know.
- Seasonal or year-round – Before you make a buying decision define your goals or uses for the property. Is this going to be a recreational cabin location for weekends and [...]
Maine’s whitetail deer herd has been improving over the past few years with the 2018 deer harvest being the highest since 2002. The herd is showings signs of the population returning to levels seen prior to severe winters of the last decade. The 2019 harvest totals are expected to be lower than last year but still in the neighborhood of [...]
Rick Theriault- Your Maine Real Estate Guide is thinking ahead! Getting that wood shed full before the snow flies. He explains some of the science behind a good quality firewood. Plus he gets to play on his Kubota tractor, so there's an added bonus.
Its a bad day to be a drone! The good news is Rick Theriault-Your Maine Real Estate Guide is here to educate and entertain us on the ins and outs of bee keeping.
Relocating a new group of bees after a swarm. Cool stuff shown by Rick Theriault- Your Maine Real Estate Guide
Maine Spring Recreation
I know it doesn’t quite look like spring is here yet in many areas of Maine, but we know it is coming. For some, spring brings with-it pent-up demand to get outside and recreate. Here are some ideas for recreating in early [...]
Rick Theriault- Your Maine Real Estate Guide is back with another update on his honey bees. After a long winter its time for them to get out, stretch their wings and cleanse their tiny bodies. In the next few weeks they should start feeding on the same maple trees he has been making his maple syrup
The sap has been gathered and its time to boil some syrup!
* Don't boil syrup start to finish in your home you will turn it into a sauna!
* Filter your sap- no one wants bark on their pancakes!
* Temperature matters- an end temp of about 220 degrees is ideal.
* Remember the 40-1 ratio: 40 quarts of sap = about 1 quart of syrup
* Always keep some ice cream on hand (This one might be the most [...]
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