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Posted in thread: Hot winterized! on 01-01-2017 at 10:47 PM
Check out pages 19 & 20 if you can:
Posted in thread: Winterized Hops: Mold on Soil ? on 12-23-2016 at 05:43 PM
If you're in a situation where you have to keep them in pots and can dig holes to bury them
over the winter, that would be a big plus as the Earth is one of the best hedges against abrupt
Posted in thread: Six year old homebrew... not terrible on 12-10-2016 at 04:53 AM
Started brewing around '86 and scored a ton of pop kegs around '94 so that's when I began
kegging and never bottled again . . . well, once. Still have about 5-6 cases in the fruit
cellar. A while back...
Posted in thread: Growing hops in hot climates? on 12-02-2016 at 04:10 AM
This information is somewhat dated but accurate and should provide you with what you need to
make a decision:
Posted in thread: I may have jumped the gun, now what? on 11-27-2016 at 01:12 AM
Didn't they give you any instructions with your order? I'd contact them to see what they
suggest. I don't know what your weather is like but here in Ohio I've been moving crowns at
this time of the ye...
Posted in thread: Starting a hop farm? on 11-18-2016 at 03:47 PM
Check this podcast out, Lots of interviews with very small growers but also a few with folks
from Cornell and the like that actually break the numbers down as to what's really involved to
make a pro...
Posted in thread: Making your own rhizomes by layering on 11-15-2016 at 05:50 PM
Just an update (sorry about the picture quality in advance). I made a rooted, layered cutting
from that same plant last year to fill an empty space in the garden. Instead of letting it go
the entire s...
Posted in thread: Where/when to get rhizomes? on 11-06-2016 at 04:19 PM
I live in Pacific Northwest and want to grow some of my own hops next year. I don't believe I
have ever seen any of the nursery s sell them. Where do you guys purchase and what time of year
do you ord...
Posted in thread: Making your own rhizomes by layering on 11-03-2016 at 02:25 AM
To be honest, I've seen a ton of examples of people inadvertently doing this by putting some
sort of mulch, weed barrier/fabric, plywood etc down around their plants for whatever reason.
The guy that ...
Posted in thread: Making your own rhizomes by layering on 10-29-2016 at 04:43 PM
For anyone who wants to increase the number of plants they grow without having to buy them,
this is probably one of the easiest ways to do it. Essentially, what you're doing is to take
one of the many...