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Posted in thread: Transplanters Anonymous on 05-21-2013 at 03:40 AM
Hi, my name is Bucky and I am a transplanter...So anyway, I was searching old threads for what
to do with transplanting since I am moving on June 1. There were all kinds of advice, do it,
don't do it,...
Posted in thread: Cascade and Golding Crowns need new owners (South Central Wisconsin) on 04-10-2013 at 04:21 PM
Thanks! That would be great. I will watch for an update. Enjoy the trip...snow is in our
forecast, if that makes you feel better, lol. cheers.
Posted in thread: Cascade and Golding Crowns need new owners (South Central Wisconsin) on 04-09-2013 at 02:34 AM
Hi, I am in the Madison area, which is a pretty short shot down to Janesville. I have cascade,
but I would be interested in the Golding, if you haven't given it away yet. Let me know how to
get a hold...
Posted in thread: Holy Rhizome on 10-24-2012 at 05:00 AM
Well, this is my lesson in patience and a lesson for those that can't see below the ground. I
planted 3 kinds of hops this summer Cascade, Nugget and Centennial. The Cascade and Nugget
'blew up' so to...
Posted in thread: Hop Growing in Wisconsin on 10-01-2012 at 03:57 AM
Hey BlackJaque - I am not from The Rapids, but I have spent a lot of time in Nekoosa, and The
WI Rapids area (recreation), and one guess might be super sandy soil. I know that is a very
sandy part of ...
Posted in thread: Hop Growing in Wisconsin on 09-22-2012 at 05:14 PM
Yes, natefrog, just do it. I am a first timer outside the Madison area (very close to Gorst
Valley actually), and I bought 'starts' from a neighbor that had established plants. The
'starts' were alrea...
Posted in thread: Do second harvests happen? on 09-01-2012 at 03:55 AM
I just fininshed off the second harvest off the 2nd year Chinook plant and it yielded approx 19
oz wet the second time around. Not bad considering I got almost 24 oz the 1st time a month ago.
I dried ...
Posted in thread: Are my hops ready? on 09-01-2012 at 01:29 AM
they still smell like grass, but again, break em open and they are everything you think of
hops being... so I am still unsure if I should use them or pitch 'em, what do you think? Here
is a pick of t...
Posted in thread: 2012 hops harvest on 08-31-2012 at 02:22 PM
First year 'starts' report. In south central WI, with reported 'extreme drought' conditions
(truth be told I watered them everyday)Centennial - 1 hop coneNugget - Handful of hop cones
(maybe 0.5 oz dr...
Posted in thread: First cascade harvest...wow on 08-31-2012 at 02:12 PM
I hate to break it to ya- you'll get maybe 1-2 oz dried...use em as a wet hop aleThat is not
true. There is a 70-80% weight loss from water. So if you conservatively have 3 lbs. (48 oz.)
you will end ...