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    ABOUT ME

  • Greensboro, NC
  • Cars,Woodworking,Homebrewing
  • Medical sales
  • Rick Cockcroft
  • Battle Ground Brewers Guild
  • 4 years brewing
    All Grain with home made RIMS
    3 Ribbons from 2 contests so far this year

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  • Posted in thread: First Year Hop Growers on 01-08-2013 at 10:15 PM
    I will update pics when I get to PC

  • Posted in thread: First Year Hop Growers on 07-28-2012 at 03:52 PM
    Been a bit lax on this topic.As much sun as you can get, hops grow best where the days at e
    very long , ie 40 deg latitude and north.We have replanted our areas that were not productive,
    and planted 3...

  • Posted in thread: Brewery names--what's your story? on 05-14-2010 at 02:10 PM
    I come from South Africa , thus the Zulu handle.... so when trying to find a name I decided to
    start looking for Zulu names.Scrolling down I came across Zenzele - which translated is Do It
    Yourself (D...

  • Posted in thread: First Year Hop Growers on 04-19-2010 at 09:45 PM
    If we are talking first year , let it all grow, more green equals more root.Each variety will
    grow at different times and rates.

  • Posted in thread: First Year Hop Growers on 04-16-2010 at 10:58 PM
    We have over-seeded the field with Red Clovers for N benefits, but still see low Nitrogen
    issues each year. When i mow , it is mulched right back into the field.Miracle Grow is HIGH N
    (12:4:8), which ...

  • Posted in thread: First year list of planting on 04-16-2010 at 03:34 PM
    You will have no problem....Because you have so many varieties, you are going to need space, 4-
    5ft between plants. If it were me, to make memory easy I would plant them in Alphabetical order
    - seriou...

  • Posted in thread: Relocating with hops mid-season on 04-16-2010 at 03:28 PM
    Yes pot it now, but you will need a big pot, like an old Tree pot from a nursery. 2ft sizeIt
    will relocate easily enough when you move as long as it gets water.When you get to June/ July ,
    just cut ba...

  • Posted in thread: How do i exract a hop rhizome from an exsisting plant? on 04-16-2010 at 03:25 PM
    Yep by now they will be growing, just dig up a chunk of growth, keep it moist while you
    transport and plant immediately when back home.Cut back most of the green growth, leaving just
    a few leaves , wa...

  • Posted in thread: First Year Hop Growers on 04-16-2010 at 03:20 PM
    To bring this back to the top...Year 4 starting....With very cold weather with no breaks right
    up to Mid March (first time in 20 years) the hops literally sprung out the ground after getting
    some warm...

  • Posted in thread: Broke my hops on 04-15-2010 at 06:44 PM
    If it a new rhizome and no other shoots , just leave it be for now, wait till new shoots start
    to grow, or you might kill the plant. A few leaves growing are better than none.

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