Hopsgirl

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Hops from the Future

by Jeff Dietzman<p>According to an article in Popular Science Craft Beer is annihilating the hop supply.<p>The Reinheitsgebot, or German Purity Law, states …

Craft Beer Is Annihilating The Hop Supply

Why that might be a good thing<p>Even the diviest bar’s tap list will tell you: The craft beer boom is upon us. In 2014, the U.S. was home to 3,200 craft breweries; this year, a new one will open every 16 hours. The trend is a boon for adventurous drinkers, but it’s stretching the hop supply …

Fighting Plant Fungus Organically

Of all the plant pathogens, the ones you will deal with mostly are fungi. All plants are susceptible to attack from fungus. Most fungi love wet …

‘Seeds of Time’ to hit theaters in May

A new documentary film tracks the history and mission of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault – sometimes called the Doomsday Vault – and its founder Cary …

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Hop Theory Is Making Tea Bags For Beer Drinkers

This is not a joke. There is now a Kickstarter campaign for Hop Theory, a company that is producing beer-steeping bags. They're basically tea bags for your beer. (Just one more reason we love the Kickstarter era -- it makes drinking better.)<p>Let us explain. Hop Theory isn't turning water into wine …

Grow Your Own Eggs and Chickens

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How Much Do Chickens Cost? - Countryside Network

Everyone is looking for a bargain, and raising chickens for eggs is the second rung on the homesteading ladder. The first is growing your own …

Exploring the History and Mystery of Flavor Hops

Image Courtesy www.BioLib.de – Flora von Deutschland Österreich und der Schweiz (1885)<p>Writing a manual on hops in 1877, British agricultural …

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​The Other Magical, Medicinal Sticky Bud

No, it's not marijuana. It's a close cousin, known as <i>Humulus lupulus,</i> better known as "hops." You know it as a key ingredient in beer, but its fat, …

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Hops Growing Resources

The following is a list of links to hops growing resources on the internet. I'll continually add to this list as I find more resources. If you know …

Ontario Grows Great Hops | Culinary Tourism Alliance

All across the province, brewers are looking for flavour closer to home. The good news is : Ontario grows great hops. According to a recent article …

A Report on Latir (Neomexicanus) Hops

Last fall, Stan Hieronymus alerted us to a new commercially-available strain of <b>native North American hops</b>. It is one of the most interesting …

Advice on Building a Permanent Chicken Coop

<i>This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you for supporting Lovely Greens</i><p>Shares 108<p>Week four of our DIY Homesteading series …

Freezing Vegetables From Your Garden

Freezing vegetables is a fast and easy form of food preservation, and most crops, such as asparagus, broccoli, green beans, peppers, summer squash, …

One Simple Chart Shows 72 Uses For Common Household Products

People have been using common substances like citrus juices, oils and vinegars for cooking, as household cleaners and personal grooming products, for …

8 Homemade Pest Control Remedies That Really Work

Unwanted pesky critters and pests can put a damper on the joy you get from your home and garden. Try combining some of your household products and get your own homemade pest solution. Check out the ideas and helpful homemade remedies below, to keep your house and garden free of unwanted guests.<p><b>1.</b> …

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Eating Hop Shoots

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.<p><b>Have you tried eating hop shoots before? Maybe you</b> …

Sautéed Hop Shoots: Enjoying Your Hops in the Spring

If you haven’t noticed from the yellow dust all over your car and amorous song birds, spring is in the air. This means that hop plants that have been …

The Fastest, Easiest And Cheapest Way To Fertilize Your Garden

Finally, there’s a quick and easy way to fertilize your soil … not to mention free. “Chop-and-drop” is a method of mulching in permaculture, which is …

Damaris Zehner: Ponderings on Permaculture

It’s almost spring, and I’m reading about gardening. It’s my yearly ritual to keep hope alive over the winter. This winter I’ve focused on …

Hops Medicinal Uses, Health Benefits and Side Effects

Hops Health Benefits<p>Hops Effects, Health benefits, Side Effects<p><b>What is hops</b> is a bitter herb popular as a beer ingredient but likewise possess many …