At Nova Maple Syrup we love more than just maple trees. This week we planted 17 fruit, 3 nut, and 10 Christmas trees throughout our home property. This adds to the 8 apple trees we planted in 2017/2018 and the 8-10 mature apple trees we’ve found in the yard and woods. In the past we’ve made our own apple cider and are looking forward to making larger quantities in the coming years. The deer will love the additional food sources too, each apple species fruits at a different time of year. We use Milorganite, an organic fertilizer with a scent repulsive to deer, Irish Spring soap (more scent), and a wire cage to keep wildlife away while the trees take off.