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Posted in thread: Look OK? on 05-27-2014 at 03:42 AM
I'm in Springfield. Can't remember what varieties I have. I water every day and use fertilizer
every two weeks. It's gonna suck bad next month when the japanese beetles move in!
Posted in thread: Look OK? on 05-24-2014 at 02:41 AM
I'm also in Vermont. My hops are about 8 feet tall now! One single plant has about 24 bines.
The leaves are dark green. It's about 7 years old, what are yours?
Posted in thread: Anyone brew with their 2012 crop yet? on 08-06-2012 at 04:05 AM
I just brewed a wet hop beer, 5 gallons. Used all 3 pounds of hops I grew this year, right
after picking. 60 minute boil, with equal additions every 10 minutes. We'll see how it comes
out in a month o...
Posted in thread: fricking hop leaf eating caterpillars on 05-30-2012 at 03:36 AM
will this work if the caterpillars are always on the bottom side of the leaf?
Posted in thread: fricking hop leaf eating caterpillars on 05-29-2012 at 02:58 AM
so how do i kill those little damned leaf eating caterpillars? i'm sick off picking them off
one by one with tweezers. is there any chemical i can use now to kill them before the actual
hops start gro...
Posted in thread: recipe for lots of hops and honey? on 02-17-2012 at 03:06 AM
I have about a pound of hops I grew last year, and 4 pounds of dark winter honey. Any ideas to
make a beer using up both?Seriously, I have to use this stuff, and I was just going to make a
Posted in thread: harvest done on 09-02-2011 at 02:21 AM
Just finished vacuum packing this years harvest. One plant only had 2 ounces dried. The other
had 27 ounces dried, filled a 6 gallon bucket. Yay!Both plants are 3 years old. Looks like I
have to move ...
Posted in thread: rainy weather and harvesting hops? on 08-22-2011 at 03:59 AM
It's been pretty rainy here every day lately, with more in the forecast. So how do I tell if my
hops are ready to pick? And if I pick them when waterlogged with rain, is there anything
special to do w...
Posted in thread: Everyday obsoleted terms... on 01-27-2008 at 08:46 PM
i'm old at 34 i guess. i sub at the local high school. one day last week, kids were trying to
figure out how to use a floppy disk- how do i put it in, these things have no memory, etc.
another day the...
Posted in thread: New England Brew Session & yankee enginuity on 12-28-2007 at 07:47 PM
keep us posted! i really want to meet the rest of you southern vermont guys.barrett