Last Activity:04-16-2014 9:38 AM
2 Likes on 2 Posts
Posted in thread: Organic deep water culture hops (HYDRO HOPS) on 01-01-2014 at 12:56 PM
As with many other projects in life, it never comes easy the first time. We decided to start
new plants in our hydro hops project. Along the way the plants were suffering from stress and
in order to g...
Posted in thread: Organic deep water culture hops (HYDRO HOPS) on 11-14-2013 at 10:54 PM
Man I gotta say, I had my doubts. But I think you're right. Hops can be cultivated
hydroponically. I can't wait to see how you train them.Maybe you could explain your set up a
little bit? Whats that w...
Posted in thread: Organic deep water culture hops (HYDRO HOPS) on 10-06-2013 at 02:26 AM
I'm quite familiar with guano/compost teas, but I never heard of a teamaker. Whats that all
Posted in thread: Found my first wild hops! on 09-19-2013 at 04:31 AM
Maybe its because they have adapted to deal with less, but the sacrifice is in yield, aroma,
alpha acids, ect?I haven't really researched this, but my understanding is that hops don't
breed true. Mean...
Posted in thread: 1st Year Hops Cascade on 09-19-2013 at 04:24 AM
That works. It all depends on your trellising system. My cascades are growing up aircraft cable
running up a pole. I allow 4 - 5 bines per line. Regarding the arbor that the OP showed us. I
would do l...
Posted in thread: post harvest plant care? on 09-19-2013 at 04:14 AM
it gets down to the 50's over winter.Man I'm jealous. I easily get into the negatives up in the
Posted in thread: after drying? on 09-19-2013 at 04:06 AM
Keep em whole and seal em.2.5 lbs off of how many lines? All first year?
Posted in thread: Foodsaver question on 09-18-2013 at 03:26 PM
Is it possible to over-crush whole hops. Should I let it suck ALL the air out?
Posted in thread: Organic deep water culture hops (HYDRO HOPS) on 09-18-2013 at 02:11 PM
Damn your ambitious, never brewed a batch but ready to grow their own hops. I admire that,
learning to brew was ambition enough for me!I heard of hydroponic production of hops but that
was some compan...
Posted in thread: Pests, fungicides, organic treatments for Hops? on 09-18-2013 at 01:55 PM
Potassium bicarbonate has very low toxicity and is found as a preservative in food. I don't
know if the USDA approves its use for organic, however they do approve much more toxic things
like copper sp...