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  • Posted in thread: Sub-irrigation planters for hops on 06-28-2015 at 03:19 PM
    Hey shaneritz, first note, sub-irrigating planters are more work than putting the plant in the
    ground so I dont think were lazy. This is speaking from a small plant setup at home not a
    commercial scal...

  • Posted in thread: Growing Hops in Containers - New York, any tips on 06-27-2015 at 03:17 AM
    If your looking into growing in containers, try a sub-irrigated planter. I have been using them
    and they work great (you can make them yourself pretty easily)Through the first two years, I
    get about 1...

  • Posted in thread: Sub-irrigation planters for hops on 06-27-2015 at 03:14 AM
    For anyone interested, I grow hops in sub-irrigated planters like an earthbox. I live in an
    apartment and dont have access to a long term garden plot to put them in the ground. They grown
    really well ...

  • Posted in thread: 2014 Hop garden photo thread on 09-24-2014 at 05:14 AM
    Hey Everyone, great posts here. looks like a lot of nice hop growing out there.I figured i'd
    post what I have to inspire anyone with limited or no soil to plant in. I plant mine in some
    sub-irrigated ...

  • Posted in thread: 100% Stainless Heating Element on 09-19-2014 at 03:10 AM
    Hey guys, thought i'd chime in here for a secondI recently bought a few of these elements from
    nathan at brewha and have been using them for a couple weeks now (2 x 10 gallon batches plus
    about 6 hour...

  • Posted in thread: Apartment hops growing on 03-19-2014 at 07:23 PM
    Get an Earthbox and put it on your balcony. A South Facing balcony will work. Hops grow up to
    20 ft. tall. I grew them in pots on my roof when I lived in an apt. I used 1/2 barrel sized
    plastic pots w...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone do an earthbox? on 03-19-2014 at 06:21 PM
    thought I'd give a quick update on how my hops panned out in the first year of my earthbox
    growing hop garden.From 12 plants, (1st year growing) I harvested 43lbs wet hops, 9.54lbs of
    dried hops. so a...

  • Posted in thread: Can it even be done? Measuring Specific Gravity using Arduino or Raspberry Pi on 03-07-2014 at 05:18 PM
    Hey Everyone, just saw this thread and although its a year old now, I figured I'd chime in.I
    use a bubbler liquid level sensing system in my apartment setup using an arduino to read the
    voltages from ...

  • Posted in thread: RIMS Recirculation causing stuck sparge? on 01-08-2014 at 10:33 PM
    I use a sight glass on my pump re circulation manifold as an easy way to prevent stuck
    sparges.The open top of the sight glass will prevent the pump from ever sucking vacuum on the
    grain bed.

  • Posted in thread: Bolts Electric Brewery Build on 10-24-2013 at 07:16 PM
    Great Job on the brewery, everything looks top notch :)I am currently debating the purchase of
    the 20 gallon stout tank boil kettle. I also brew electric so I wanted to get your feedback on
    how this s...


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