Brew strictly for soil ammending? - Page 2 - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > DIY Projects > Brew strictly for soil ammending?

Thread Tools
Old 01-03-2013, 07:09 PM   #11
Aug 2007
Southern Maine
Posts: 3,942
Liked 534 Times on 361 Posts

Again, what are you trying to get out of this that plain old kitchen scrap and lawn clipping compost won't give you?

I'd be surprised if beer actually provided something unique...the evidence in those link was pretty "thin".

Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2013, 01:24 AM   #12
Jan 2013
Posts: 3

It is possible that beer does not do much or is not worthwhile enough to put much effort into. I am just experimenting with different things with the garden. I do make compost, but I never seem to have enough for my needs.

Compost usually is a near prefect fertilizer, but since it takes so long to make, I end up using manure in its place and have to purchase other soil amendments if I want to add trace minerals.

I do brew kombucha, but that makes more of a vinegary brew, so I do not know if it would work?

Anyway, maybe it wasn't such a great idea.

Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2013, 01:44 AM   #13
patthebrewer's Avatar
Sep 2012
, allenwood, nj
Posts: 687
Liked 56 Times on 49 Posts

I'm a garderner, and I would counsel you to look for a less expensive less time consuming method for fertilizing your garden. For instance coffee grounds makes excellent soil ammend. and fert. Starbucks gives out their coffee grounds for free. Just saying..
Manasquan River Brewing LLC

Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Soil additions Stevo2569 Hops Growing 3 04-12-2012 01:18 PM
SQ-14 Opinions - Strictly for All Grain Boil Kettle Use autobaun70 Equipment/Sanitation 1 02-28-2012 02:07 AM
Soil options NoNothing Hops Growing 1 04-26-2011 07:58 PM
soil PH meter hammer one Equipment/Sanitation 5 03-14-2009 03:38 PM
Freezer lid interior plastic - functional or strictly aesthetic? EngineJoe Bottling/Kegging 9 01-13-2009 04:14 PM

Forum Jump