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Posted in thread: Help my hops! Look at my leaves! on 05-24-2013 at 04:28 PM
Shouldn't you first determine what it is that you're trying to control?
Posted in thread: Downy Mildew on 05-23-2013 at 05:12 PM
In a really ingenious move, Ma Nature stacked the deck in her favor by creating a bunch of
different kinds of downy mildew. That old gal has all the bases coveredYou might consider
looking around your...
Posted in thread: Cut new growth? on 05-23-2013 at 01:39 AM
Me also. Is this for disease purpose or does it help energy go to cone production or both?The
less foliage at the base of the crown, the better. This is where most disease problems begin
and what you'...
Posted in thread: Downy Mildew on 05-22-2013 at 05:29 PM
Finally got around to training a Chinook today and found a Downy Mildew infected shoot. Kinda
odd because we haven't had any rain to speak of in a few weeks and the humidities have been
Posted in thread: First Year Hop Growers on 05-22-2013 at 02:07 PM
Same here, it's all about enjoying what you're doing.
Posted in thread: First Year Hop Growers on 05-22-2013 at 06:59 AM
Well, hopefully she'll make more hops than mine. I could never get more than a few handfuls so
out she went. Climate/soils have a lot to do with it so I'll just stick to Cascade and Chinook.
Posted in thread: First Year Hop Growers on 05-22-2013 at 06:41 AM
What flavor is she? I hear the season was late for you this year. Hopefully things will even
out and you'll have some cones this Fall.
Posted in thread: browning bottom leafs on 05-20-2013 at 02:55 PM
That's been happening to mine for as long as I've been growing, pretty much across all
varieties. It doesn't really fit any disease or virus so I just write it off to old age. As
long as the upper por...
Posted in thread: Hoppo's Hops Garden on 05-20-2013 at 04:53 AM
Excuse the delay but it's Spring and lots of stuff going on. Finally remembered to get
batteries for the camera. As home growers, I feel we can produce healthier plants than those
that get manhandled ...
Posted in thread: Snapped a vine! on 05-19-2013 at 06:03 PM
Finally found the picture. This happened a few years ago on a Nugget growing in a remote
location. I must have hit it with a mower or something but as you can see, one of the secondary
shoots will bec...
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