4 Reasons To Grow Hops In Your Backyard

| 6/29/2016 5:40:00 PM

Tags: hops, tea, medicinal plants, home remedies, Sean and Monica Mitzel, Idaho,


Hops are a wonderful addition to any homestead. It’s hard not to love this plant. Beware! Some consider this an invasive species, so research how this will work in your particular situation.


A quick word on invasive species: In many cases, “invasive species” are not really invasive at all but are simply a response from nature to our poor land-management practices. They are telling us something about the land. Is the soil compacted? Have minerals and nutrients been so depleted from the land that the invasive (pioneer) species are the only plants that will grow and contribute biomass and nutrient recycling back to the land?


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