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Re: Boiled yeast sludge?

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  • mstehelin
    Good I ll try that. Maybe I ll boil it first to get rid of the alchol though....
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 12, 2008
      Good I'll try that. Maybe I'll boil it first to get rid of the alchol

      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "jamesonbeam1"
      <jamesonbeam1@...> wrote:
      > Hi MS,
      > Plant foods and boiled trub provide different requirements for them
      > yeasties. Plant food provides the main nitrogen, potassium and
      > phosphate requirements for yeast along with the minor mineral
      > requirements such as magnesium, copper, zinc salts, etc. Boiled yeast
      > hulls (ghost hulls) provide the B-complex vitamins, amino acids and
      > lipids, etc. required for cell growth.
      > My father was a gardener as well as a wine maker and then a distiller in
      > his later years and we had a mulch pile where he would throw all the
      > leftovers from the kitchen along with the rakings from the chicken coop,
      > grass cuttings, leaf rakings, etc. He'd let this degrade out and turn
      > it over now and then. Put it in the garden, and we had some of the
      > biggest beefsteak tomatoes, squash, zuccini and other stuff.
      > Worked very well, but you need to add it to your mulch pile - try it.
      > Vino es Veritas,
      > Jim.
      > --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "mstehelin" <mstehelin@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Heres a question that just came to me.
      > > If boiling up old yeast sludge creates a good yeast nutrient
      > > AND Plant food is a good yeast nutrient,
      > > Does this mean that boiled yeast in good for plants too?
      > >
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