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Old 03-30-2008, 05:59 PM   #1
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Well; I rent in a townhouse so I can't really dig in the yard which sucks; but this is what I've came up with. Does anyone have any input as to how this may or may not work? Thanks in advance guys; I have learned so much from all of you!!!!

I just provided links because the pictures are really gigantic.

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Old 04-01-2008, 12:16 AM   #2
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The strings/twine look heavy enough, so they bines should climb fine.
Looks like a good creative solution.

Couple of ?'s:
Did you drill drainage holes in the pots? (I'm not being a EAC-just want to make sure you don't drown the rhizomes/roots).
How much sun do you get on the back of the townhouse? (more sun=more better)



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Old 04-01-2008, 12:47 AM   #3
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There are about 6 1" holes in the bottom of the pot and there is a fair amount of sand in the media so it should drain pretty well. Also, this side of the townhouse faces south I get plenty of strong sunlight... got really lucky there. Thanks for the input!!

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Old 04-01-2008, 12:53 AM   #4
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That looks almost identical to the set up I have (though I'm guessing you may get slightly better weather!). My guess is that that'll work fine. Good luck with it, and let us know how you get on.

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Old 04-01-2008, 04:55 AM   #5
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That is awesome! Good job!

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Looks good.

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Indeed you will!! Two weeks to go; come say whats up

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The best part will be when the hops manage to open your window and crawl into your room.

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updated pics... the hops are indeed trying to crawl in the window

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Neal those hops are rocking man. Mine are struggling I moved and now they are on a little porch on the bottom floor so they only get sun for about 6 hrs and good sun for 2-3.



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