Last Activity:07-13-2010 10:57 AM
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Posted in thread: Some help please for my first year hops on 07-12-2010 at 06:33 PM
I went out to the garden today and I noticed that the leaves on a lot of my hop plants are
getting what I call a Fish scale looking surface. They are multicolored and have an odd grey
fish scale look ...
Posted in thread: Man VS Trellis (My First Trellis Built) on 07-06-2010 at 04:15 AM
I may fork the cash over soon so I can put pictures up of the shabbiest PVC trellis in IL. My
brother calls my set up, "The Ghetto Trellis". I'll be lucky if I get 2 years. LOLI used to
live near Auro...
Posted in thread: Man VS Trellis (My First Trellis Built) on 07-05-2010 at 11:59 PM
The only criticism I'm going to voice here is that PVC will get really brittle being in the
sun. I think you'll get 2 seasons out of it if you store it out of the sun between growing
Posted in thread: Man VS Trellis (My First Trellis Built) on 07-05-2010 at 08:00 PM
Has your trellis had to face any winds as of yet? I am curious how it would stand up to the
wind..Yes, it has already been through consistent 75+ MPH winds.When the tornado came through
Posted in thread: Man VS Trellis (My First Trellis Built) on 07-05-2010 at 06:12 AM
Thanks for the pics, I was wondering if a trellis such as this would hold up.It has not had a
problem yet. It is secured by 4 steel cables and heavy duty tie down posts on each corner. It
has already ...
Posted in thread: Man VS Trellis (My First Trellis Built) on 07-04-2010 at 08:46 PM
When I purchase items, I expect them to work as intented. If I had only purchased 1 or 2, sure
it could be a fault I made. When I purchase a large order, and 15 out of 16 work, it tells me
there was 0...
Posted in thread: Man VS Trellis (My First Trellis Built) on 07-04-2010 at 03:48 AM
Just wanted to make a post showing updates to my Hops Garden and to show how it is
progressing.Here are some pictures after a lot of time has passed. I added mulch and landscape
fabric to get rid of t...
Posted in thread: HazelNut Fruit Flavoring from Brewcraft on 05-13-2010 at 02:10 AM
I recently made beer from a kit that used a 2 oz bottle of Hazelnut Fruit flavoring from
Brewcraft. had to add it right before bottling. When I first opened the bottle the stuff
smelled HORRIBLE. I ...
Posted in thread: First time planting Rhyzomes, Please help on 04-25-2010 at 12:33 AM
Thanks. Ill give them some more time and hope all goes well.
Posted in thread: First time planting Rhyzomes, Please help on 04-24-2010 at 11:56 PM
I planted 16 Rhizomes. According to the Freshops web site I am supposed to "Plant 1 rhizome per
hill with the buds pointed up and cover with 1 inch of loose soil."I notice some are starting
to come up...