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Posted in thread: My Banana Melomel on 06-14-2012 at 04:21 PM
Duplicate post, sorry.
Posted in thread: My Banana Melomel on 06-14-2012 at 04:18 PM
Please do! I have 30lbs of really ripe bananas that I have to do SOMETHING with tonight! I was
thinking about doing a bananaweizen and then a banana melomel for the long stretch.
Posted in thread: Companion Planting: Hops and Berries? on 05-05-2011 at 12:50 AM
Thanks for the input all. Added a bunch of fresh compost today and will be planting the
strawberries this weekend. Hopefully slugs won't be too much of an issue since they'll have to
climb/cross over ...
Posted in thread: Companion Planting: Hops and Berries? on 05-03-2011 at 10:53 PM
My hop bed is in a prime location on the south side of the barn. I end up having to weed it all
summer so was curious if I could plant strawberries throughout the beds as well. My hope is
that the ber...
Posted in thread: Tomato Wine on 05-03-2011 at 10:45 PM
It finished really nice. I cleared it with sparkalloid on top of the campden and sorbistat K. I
ended up bottling over 5 gallons. Most of it I bottled straight out of the carboy, but I also
Posted in thread: Tomato Wine on 10-12-2010 at 05:50 PM
My garden had bushels of extra tomatoes this year and after packing the freezer and pantry full
of sauce, frozen, diced, etc. I still had plenty for a big batch of tomato wine. This is my
second wine ...
Posted in thread: Hop Twine on 05-28-2010 at 01:15 PM
Okay, I went ahead and bought 9,000' of sisal baling twine from Farm & Fleet. $30. I'll
probably run a double strand for each run. Any concerns about putting the two strands in the
end of a power dril...
Posted in thread: Drip irrigation system recomendations please on 05-27-2010 at 03:31 PM
... I agree that if you wanted to use rain water and have anything similar to water pressure
from the tap, you need to install a pump. I also think you would pump so much water so fast you
Posted in thread: How many shoots per twine on 05-27-2010 at 02:56 PM
I've got first year plants... should I train all the bines onto the twines or still just 2-3
per twine and let the other ones run rampant at ground level? If the latter, the hopyard is up
against the ...
Posted in thread: Hop Twine on 05-27-2010 at 02:50 PM
I too like the idea of being able to compost the used twine, if not after one year then
eventually. Being as I live on a hobby farm I could use a big spool of that baling twine. Would
the standard sis...