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Posted in thread: Some discoloration on my first year and 2nd year plants on 07-08-2015 at 05:26 AM
As far as beetles, I've been fighting those little buggers for years. I usually tell my
neighbors to put up a trap and then they migrate there. The best way to control them is neem
oil if you like the...
Posted in thread: Fertilizing? on 07-07-2015 at 06:32 PM
One of the things I noted with new hop growers is being impatient. As part of their impatience
they then to over water, and over fertilize. More specifically with miracle grow and other
Posted in thread: Early harvest (Western PA), or garden problem? on 07-07-2015 at 06:17 PM
Before moving, I lived in Lancaster, PA. I had multiple years where I harvested my mature
plants more than once in the same season. Take it as a good sign and start harvesting and maybe
you can do so ...
Posted in thread: Does anyone get a rash from the hops plants? on 07-07-2015 at 06:09 PM
It's normal. As stated above, it is usually worse when it's hot and your pores are dilated. I
don't have any allergies that I know of, however on a hot day I get a rash as well. I learned
to pick hops...
Posted in thread: How many people make yeast starters? on 07-07-2015 at 05:40 PM
I usually do with liquid yeast. I mostly due so since I have had a large frozen "yeast bank"
and that's how you wake the little boogers up. I usually don't make a starter when I use dry
Posted in thread: When to pick (in Georgia)?? on 07-07-2015 at 05:34 PM
I've been growing hops for almost 5 years. I usually pick mine just before they start turning
brown. You want to make sure that they are dry. You can smell them and also give them a
squeeze. They shou...
Posted in thread: Super simple control panel? on 01-07-2014 at 08:41 PM
I installed a 50 amp spa panel about 3 years ago for our hot tub meeting all the code specs.
I was going to do another one probably this year going into my garage so that I can convert
from gas to a...
Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 07-28-2013 at 11:43 PM
36,644+ 10 gal By Dawn's Early Light Cream Ale= 36,654 gal
Posted in thread: Chinook Rhizomes on 07-03-2013 at 01:38 PM
Sounds like too much water. Either stored with too much water or watered too much after
planting. They rot and will not sprout. beerloaf
Posted in thread: First time grower on 05-26-2013 at 01:06 PM
I would not go too crazy with the miracle grow. I learned that lesson the 1st year with my
Cascades and NB. I use dehydrated cow manure and it works great. I generally apply once every
month and it co...