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Posted in thread: Let´s make nuruk from scratch! on 01-11-2017 at 07:02 AM
Ok, it seems like you are reconstituting a nuruk from pure cultures? That seems like it would
work, for sure. But is it really nuruk?Korean nuruk is not inoculated with any cultured
Posted in thread: Let´s make nuruk from scratch! on 01-10-2017 at 06:50 AM
Looks like OP is gone?I tried making nuruk a while back. One problem I encountered was
controlling humidity. Uncovered in coastal California weather (40-55% humidity), no fungus will
grow. Yet, enclos...
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 09-07-2016 at 10:32 PM
An update on my experiment...But my lawn planted ones are only 3 ft tall and there is no way
they will lodge. have I stumbled upon a technique for preventing lodging in heritage grains? I
wonder what ...
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 08-08-2016 at 07:54 PM
My efforts are beginning to pay off in recovering after the fencing company destroyed my
previous crop. bere seedlings are coming up nicely. I added some seeds to areas that didn't
receive enough, ei...
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 07-19-2016 at 08:35 PM
Flame Weeder: Awesome.
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 07-19-2016 at 03:02 PM
So this season has been challenging. I'm growing heritage barleys which are tall and so they
are relatively susceptible to lodging.I also have an infestation of wild buckwheat in my Golden
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 07-19-2016 at 02:54 PM
How old is your house? I have been told (I forget where) not to plant food crops up against the
house because of lead paint contamination.Googling reveals:The most serious source of exposure
to soil l...
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 07-19-2016 at 02:15 PM
So my experiment was a total bust. I didn't identify one plant emerging from the lawn. That in
itself is good to know. The next question is why?I think it may be that by the time the seeds
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 07-13-2016 at 04:14 PM
Landlord replaced the fence in my backyard over the weekend while I was out of town. The crew
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 07-08-2016 at 12:39 AM
Which can be mitigated on a small scale by suspending chicken wire or netting about 3 feet off
the ground so the barley grows up through it. Oh good idea!The other issue is water. And
watering barley ...