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Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Growing Thread on 04-27-2016 at 10:36 PM
First year plants, let them all grow so they can build a healthy root system. 2+ years, train
4-6 total bines up lines. I do 3 bines each up tow lines in a V.
Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Growing Thread on 04-18-2016 at 08:21 PM
Finally got around to getting all my lines up for my crowns on my main 17ft trellis. Got some
of the lines for my first and second year seedlings up on my two 10ft trellises.
Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Growing Thread on 04-01-2016 at 01:51 AM
The purple ones were bland in flavor. I cooked them along with asparagus with the same
seasonings. The hop shots were like tiny asparagus spears, a little crispier though.There's
quite a few hop shoot...
Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Growing Thread on 03-31-2016 at 03:28 PM
Went out and trimmed back most of the new growth yesterday as shown in the first picture. The
second picture shows the shoots after being cleaned up. The green ones on the left are mostly
Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Growing Thread on 03-29-2016 at 03:26 AM
CA hop grower here, anyone know of any sites still taking orders for rhizomes? I was trying to
lock down some different not so common varieties (Pacific Gem, sorachi ace, warrior, or others)
Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Growing Thread on 03-24-2016 at 01:28 AM
I got a planter from a friend who left two rhizomes outside for 3-4 years and did not water, or
fertilize. I gave the plants some TLC, and already they are about 7 inches tall. Looking at
these two pl...
Posted in thread: Neomexicanus Rhizomes on 03-23-2016 at 08:15 PM
My multihead and neo1 rhizomes arrived today. Can't wait to get them planted. Great lakes
really added a lot of new varieties, even better selection now.
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2016? on 03-12-2016 at 05:27 PM
+ 5 gallons Pirate Strong Ale= 4177
Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 03-10-2016 at 09:54 PM
I don't know about everyone else, but I attribute my early sprouting to poor choice of
stratification location. I had stuck mine in a compartment in the beer fridge door. This spot
would have gotten t...
Posted in thread: growing your own barley on 03-06-2016 at 07:50 PM
I have purchased malting barley from Johnny's Seeds by the pound.