I don't trim the plants after I have them on the twine, I let the side shoots come out. Then when it is ready for harvest I just harvest the mature cones, then let the others mature, if I get a second harvest great.
"People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people." - V
Secondary: Shady Lord RIS, Water to Barleywine, Pumpkin wine, burnt mead
Kegged: Crappy infected mild
Bottles: Apfelwein, 999 Barleywine, Oatmeal Stout, Robust Porter, Robust smoked porter, Simcoe Smash