From the HBD Archive
Subject: spent grains in the garden
Date: 1990-04-09 19:31:51 GMT

In #393, Cher Feinstein answers Chris Shenton's inquiry about using spent
grains in the garden:

>I don't see why not; and yes, you would have to compost first. I think that
>if you didn't, you might have problems once the grains started to decay.

I dump the spent grains and spent hop flowers directly into the garden all
winter. In the spring, I till everything under. The only problem it seems
to create is that our Labrador (who loves homebrew) keeps digging in the
soil to find the evidently "buried beer."


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