Last Activity:12-18-2013 9:24 AM
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Posted in thread: Grassy smell on 12-18-2013 at 03:03 PM
Whoa there chief...you just pulled up a zombie thread from 2009. I'm guessing from your post
that you picked the wrong one.I would be interested in the original thread, if you could post
Posted in thread: The quest for Fuggles (SoCal) on 12-14-2013 at 04:50 AM
FYI, all hops of a same variety are essentially clones. Grabbing "local" won't be of any
advantage with the exception that if you see them when they are growing you can verify that
they don't have any...
Posted in thread: Is this the right plant? on 12-09-2013 at 03:02 PM
Settle down there Big Boy: nasty winter weather musta settled in early this year up in the
Cheese State!It did. That post was a culmination of spending several hours out shoveling in 10F
Posted in thread: Is this the right plant? on 12-09-2013 at 04:17 AM
Does it look like this? it is Humulus japonicus, which is often used as an ornamental hop. If
that is the case, burn it and then demand your money back. Its considered an invasive species,
Posted in thread: Hop (and more) Calender on 11-26-2013 at 06:43 PM
I hesitate to post this. This thread is basically an "ad" for Redhead Hops and her calender
and I don't have a "Vendor membership", but I'm going to anyway because:[*]Many of you will be
Posted in thread: Injecting nitrogen into bag for storage on 11-26-2013 at 06:21 PM
Yep, there is special equipment for this.Here's a table top version of a nitrogen flush, vacuum
packaging machine: that little probe sticking out from the device? You fill your bag with
hops (or wha...
Posted in thread: Hop disappointment on 11-12-2013 at 03:22 PM
Just to save myself some typing, here's a post I recently put in a different thread asking why
their homegrown hops didn't have the same bittering effect as commercial hops...Homegrown hops
can be suc...
Posted in thread: number of rhizomes per crown on 11-07-2013 at 05:16 AM
1 per hill.Think of it this way, you are going to be paying $2 to $4 per rhizome. 1 acre can
hold 1000 to 1200 rhizomes in most planting configurations. So lets say that 1 per "hill" is
now $3300. If ...
Posted in thread: Unfortunate Confirmation... on 10-21-2013 at 12:53 AM
That is rather discouraging information. What conditions makes for successful home grown
hops?Don't be discouraged. See it as a challenge. Heck, it took me a decade before I started
growing tomatoes I...
Posted in thread: composting spent fruit pulp on 10-19-2013 at 11:56 PM
Do you mean, if you compost fruit and throw that compost on the hops, will the flavors from the
fruit come out in the hops?I hope not...I use a compost that includes cow manure!In all