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Old 04-07-2008, 10:37 PM   #11
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After reading about it, it sounds like it would be handy for growing just not very handy for brewing.

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Old 04-07-2008, 11:08 PM   #12
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No, it won't work...

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Old 04-07-2008, 11:15 PM   #13
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Yeah that's not going to work hops need way more space for growing and way more space for the roots.

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Old 04-07-2008, 11:17 PM   #14
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Do It!
Your only risk is the $5 for the rhizome. The topsy thing can always be re-purposed for tomatoes...

or "Tomatoes "

If only produces a couple of ounces, then make one batch with all of 'em an call it your windowsill IPA. Plus, if the plant struggles along for a few years, trying to grow, but hampered by harsh conditions, then it will be ready to take off running when you eventually move to a place with dirt.

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Old 04-07-2008, 11:21 PM   #15
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I like the way you think Germey. I will give it a try. If anything other than the expected (failure) happens, I will let you know.

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Old 04-07-2008, 11:48 PM   #16
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In the topsy turvey commercials they use the same plant for two (or is it three) different families.


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