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Re: where to buy grains/sprout

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  • waljaco
    The Irish used to throw bags of barley into bog water (peated) which is acidic and so I gather helped keep bugs at bay. wal
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 28, 2009
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      The Irish used to throw bags of barley into bog water (peated) which is acidic and so I gather helped keep bugs at bay.
      wal

      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, <bob@...> wrote:
      >
      > In a plastic 55 gallon drum with a detachable lid, place about 5 gallons of
      > water in the bottom. Take a bit of plastic window screen, I think it is
      > polyester, and put 5 to 35 pounds of barley on top. Then pull your sides up
      > and hang this bag from the lid of the drum. Take a fish tank bubbler and run
      > the air hose and the pump under the water and turn it on. Dip you grains
      > once in some water or just pour water over them then close the tank up with
      > the grains hanging above the water. Make sure there is enough extra screen
      > fabric or netting for the grains to grow. The bubble causes the humidity to
      > go to the max and also keeps the water from getting spoiled as it is pumping
      > oxygen into it. There is the right amount of moisture for the grains and
      > they sprout like they are supposed to. I think you are supposed to take them
      > out to dry when the little root is 2/3 the length of the grain. Good luck on
      > it. You can do all sprouts like mung beans and the like this way as well.
      >
      >
      >
      > Bob C
      >
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