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  • Posted in thread: How big should I go for a planter? on 03-30-2012 at 02:50 AM
    I planted mine in 8 gallon pots and plan to keep them there until their 3rd season.

  • Posted in thread: Ordered my first rhizomes today on 03-22-2012 at 08:38 AM
    I would look at 5 feet between different types, 3 feet if the same type.

  • Posted in thread: Spring vs distilled on 03-12-2012 at 01:26 AM
    I no longer use either. I use tap water from a well. Much higher mineral content which is
    especially helpful in nutrient deficient honey.

  • Posted in thread: Mead with Fruit and Clearing? on 03-12-2012 at 01:24 AM
    I am an advocate of pectin enzyme with fruit laden melomels. I have used in secondary after
    fermentation with good results. Also, cold crashing sediment out of solution works well in
    conjunction. My 2...

  • Posted in thread: In the boil or flame out? on 03-11-2012 at 05:46 AM
    2nd on the honey after flameout. In fact, I wait until my mash has cooled considerably prior to
    adding. With meads, I use ZERO heat and simply stir. As stated above, that is with raw honey,
    not pasteu...

  • Posted in thread: noob mead question on 03-11-2012 at 05:14 AM
    In a short answer, no. D47 has a tolerance of 14%. If you have already churned through .123 I
    would say that's about it from that strain. I do not believe you have a stuck fermentation

  • Posted in thread: this an unusually large amount of sediment? on 03-11-2012 at 05:02 AM
    ^ What he said! It's fine, be patient. I rack most of mine SEVERAL times.

  • Posted in thread: honey already fermenting can it be used for mead? on 03-02-2012 at 04:00 PM
    As a general rule, honey does not spoil and is one of the best "naturally preserved" foods on
    the planet. Of course, there is always a caveat. There ARE small amounts on natural yeasts in
    honey. If th...