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Posted in thread: I want to grow hops but squirrels eat everything! on 10-05-2010 at 01:52 AM
I have had limited squirrel problems with other crops in my yard. They ate all my cherrys off
the tree one year. They ate all my walnuts, too.Then I got even.100 squirrels a year for
me....No more cro...
Posted in thread: I want to grow hops but squirrels eat everything! on 10-05-2010 at 01:49 AM
So, what you're saying is piss on it? :drunk:Squirrels were never a problem. I had raccoons
digging up the rhizomes, until I read (on this site!) that human urine kept them away. Worked
like a charm!
Posted in thread: You need hops? I need harvest help! on 09-15-2010 at 11:23 PM
And thank you for helping harvest!I have your grain bucket and step stool here.All the cones
are off the bines now. Guess it's time to pull 'em down and bed the plant for next
year.Meantime the hops w...
Posted in thread: May have vacuum packed a couple aphids...any issue? on 09-13-2010 at 01:09 AM
Well, first I'd say they breathed their last.... :rolleyes:Then I'll say I always remember
which components I put in my brew that are sterilized by the boil.... :rockin:Then, last, I
guess how many ap...
Posted in thread: You need hops? I need harvest help! on 09-08-2010 at 11:00 PM
I live in the Skagit Valley, once the hops capital of WA, before we found out seed crops paid
more.I just grow for my own use, and have a bumper crop of Fuggles this year. Want some? Come
Posted in thread: How to check your propane tank. on 09-08-2010 at 01:48 PM
Anyone use those Gas Watch Gauges?I have been curious if they work well.Yeah, I have one on my
grill tank. It works just like I'd think it would. It reads "green" right up until you run out,
at which ...
Posted in thread: Seattle Pickin' Time? on 09-04-2010 at 08:22 PM
Say what?I didn't stutter :cross:
Posted in thread: Seattle Pickin' Time? on 09-04-2010 at 02:23 AM
I am north of you in Burlington. My hops are definitely not ready yet. I have picked them early
and they get a grassy taste in the beer.I know the weather is not in our favor, but I am
sticking it out...
Posted in thread: Holy Smokes! Set off a fermentation bomb! on 08-24-2010 at 02:11 AM
You overpitched a bit, and you have a pretty small fermenter. If I use a ton of yeast, I always
use a bigger fermenter (7.5-8 gallons). Fermentation can be explosive- so you may want a blow
Posted in thread: Holy Smokes! Set off a fermentation bomb! on 08-24-2010 at 02:02 AM
how much trub was left in it? May not have been enough headspace.Maybe an inch or 1.5"I thought
about pouring 1/2 of it off, as 1/2 the trub would have been plenty, but I'd have just thrown
the rest a...