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Forum: Hops Growing 06-17-2011, 12:31 AM
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Posted By Andrea
Not a spider mite

Spider mites are called so becaue they weave a web like silky mess under the leaves.
Looks like a leaf hopper but leaf hoppers are easier to identify from a top shot because of the shape of their...
Forum: Hops Growing 06-03-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,637
Posted By Andrea
Spider mites love heat and dry and dust. so lots...

Spider mites love heat and dry and dust. so lots of water and keep the dust down. Also the hops will send out new leaves and sidearms if the bine is not fried. Lots of water and throw at little...
Forum: Hops Growing 02-22-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By Andrea
Humulus lupulus var. neomexicana

Todd Bates from Taos has spent years on the native hops
He is wildcrafter on probrewer and full of info on native hops
Founded New Mexico Native Plant Recyclers
Industry Specialties:
native NM...
Forum: Hops Growing 02-17-2011, 03:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By Andrea
Consider Canadian Red Vine Very popular and...

Consider Canadian Red Vine
Very popular and prolific
Forum: Hops Growing 02-17-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By Andrea
Why not plant them in the ground?

Why not plant them in the ground?
Forum: Hops Growing 01-25-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,446
Posted By Andrea
It is a structural issue then Hops are a 50...

It is a structural issue then
Hops are a 50 year plant so the root network is extensive

Square foot Gardening is for annuals that give all they can in a few month and then seed and perish

That...
Forum: Hops Growing 01-21-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By Andrea
Come on by-- San Juan Hop Farm in Montrose ...

Come on by--
San Juan Hop Farm in Montrose
http://www.sanjuanhopfarms.com/

Also several hop farms in Delta and Paonia

Do you want to hit a micro malthouse too on the way up.
I would!...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-15-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By Andrea
Anyone ever had to use buckwheat hulls?

Waited till the day before to go shopping and my LHBS does not have rice hulls for my Rye brew on MLK day. Yikes!
So I had to go the health food store and they had buckwheat hulls.

Has anyone...
Forum: Hops Growing 01-11-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,762
Posted By Andrea
I have Cascade Fuggles ...

I have Cascade
Fuggles
Chinook
I want Northern Brewer
Hallertau
I am in zone 4 but I will dig in mid March because the Fuggles emerge at the solsstice every year
...
Forum: Hops Growing 01-05-2011, 02:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By Andrea
Sun equals photosynthesis. Give the bines what...

Sun equals photosynthesis.
Give the bines what they want.
Forum: Hops Growing 12-22-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By Andrea
Someone would have to compromise the survival of...

Someone would have to compromise the survival of their rhizomes to divide them now for you.

You really don't get a head start because in addition to soil temperature at night, hops respond to day...
Forum: Colorado HomeBrew Forum 12-06-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 703
Posted By Andrea
BCHA Brew Day

Sunday December 19th
Starting at 10 am
at the NEW Homebrew Connection
Montrose, Colorado
www.thehomebrewconnection.com

For anyone, members or not, if you bring beer.
More info:
Black Canyon...
Forum: Hops Growing 10-22-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,518
Posted By Andrea
Rhizomes! The emerging bines are actually more...

Rhizomes!
The emerging bines are actually more fragile especially to ship.

Now if you live in Windsor and can go down in March and pick out your plants then you have a better chance of a viable...
Forum: Colorado HomeBrew Forum 09-30-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 819
Posted By Andrea
5th Annual Oktoberfest in Montrose

October 2, 2010 at Centennial Plaza
1:00-Pm to 7:00 PM
Bringing together the local breweries to create Montrose's only Beer Festival. This fall celebration is perfect blend of hand crafted brews...
Forum: Hops Growing 08-06-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 80,525
Posted By Andrea
I just got on the CSU link not sure why did not...

I just got on the CSU link not sure why did not work earlier but an alternative is the presentation is on Ron Godin's page for CSU--

http://soilcrop.colostate.edu/godin/index.html

Good luck
Forum: Hops Growing 08-02-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By Andrea
Fuggles has small umbels and big leaves Early...

Fuggles has small umbels and big leaves
Early producer too.
Forum: Hops Growing 07-31-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By Andrea
Or her. the nymph probably came with her sisters...

Or her. the nymph probably came with her sisters and they will lay eggs soon and then there will be larvae and the process will start over again. Where the food is the predators will come to to feed....
Forum: Hops Growing 07-31-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By Andrea
Looks like a pirate bug. Did it have needle like...

Looks like a pirate bug. Did it have needle like beak before you squashed it?

They bite but more importantly they eat mites and aphids.

Your cavalry arrived to help and you squashed him
Forum: Hops Growing 07-24-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,433
Posted By Andrea
Then lactation... Hops are estrogenic hence...

Then lactation...
Hops are estrogenic hence brewers droop and the dressing of men as women for the hops harvest.

And they are the miracle plant that you have for fifty years and every fall you...
Forum: Hops Growing 07-16-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,507
Posted By Andrea
That yellow on the Cascade does look like...

That yellow on the Cascade does look like fertilizer burn.
But don't know-- what are you growing your hops in?

Great resource with pic's--
USDA Hop Handbook 2010...
Forum: Hops Growing 07-15-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,507
Posted By Andrea
Mulch is good for moderating soil temperature...

Mulch is good for moderating soil temperature which is crucial right now --98 degrees
yes decomposing mulch binds up the nitrates and makes then unavailable for your plants but we were talking about...
Forum: Hops Growing 07-15-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,507
Posted By Andrea
I think it is too little iron that makes the...

I think it is too little iron that makes the plant unable to process too much nitrogen.

Plus what are you thinking raising a poor little hop plant in Five Points?!!!
Forum: Hops Growing 07-15-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,507
Posted By Andrea
chlorosis

Usually in soils that have been overplanted--but iron defiency looks like that yellow color.
Miracle Grow is NPK and not so many micro nutrients.

Iron is essential for formation of chlorophyll....
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-08-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 674
Posted By Andrea
not a brewery but..

The Bayou on State Street has a great selections of beers and very knowledgeable staff.
Great place.. great food
You may have to become a member still though
Forum: Hops Growing 07-07-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By Andrea
Look at the amount of phosphorus you are giving...

Look at the amount of phosphorus you are giving the plants and perhaps increase this essentail nutrient. Ease back on the nitrogen which encourages and supports green leafy growth and up the PK for...
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