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Posted in thread: Texas Hop Garden on 07-08-2013 at 02:47 PM
First time grower. I planted Northern, Centennial, and Nugget in a pot. The Northern failed to
sprout but the other two are growing gangbusters - 12' but now cones as of yet. I am in Houston
- when sh...
Posted in thread: Texas Hop Garden on 06-17-2013 at 11:16 PM
For some reason they tend to be leftys. Like your lightning rod, good idea/This source states
very clearly that hops are left handed: seems to say that other climbing plants make right
Posted in thread: How to Grow Hops on 06-17-2013 at 11:12 PM
I built 2 - 4x4 raised beds and had planned to plant 2 rhizomes in each along with tomatoes,
cucumbers, and maybe some hot peppers. My goal was to put the hops on one end of the boxes that
way I could...
Posted in thread: Cake Pan Fly Sparge Strainer on 06-13-2013 at 07:15 PM
Just came up with a very simple bodge for this independently using a tea strainer. This seemed
like the best place for it.128360Thanks for the information. Here's what I ended up
with:Everything is SS...
Posted in thread: Texas Hop Garden on 04-16-2013 at 03:30 PM
Thanks for that, both the typo correction and the welcome. I have high hopes for hop growing
here. I was able to get at least a couple of successful plants last year in Houston so further
north ought ...
Posted in thread: Texas Hop Garden on 04-12-2013 at 07:34 PM
Just thought I'd point out that I've started growing hops again this year. Willamette, Cascade,
Galena, and Columbus. I've moved to the DC area though since last year. Blog is the same as
Posted in thread: Hop Pests ID thread: Pics, descriptions and solutions on 07-01-2012 at 02:00 PM
That is indeed a horn worm. They hide in the inner parts of the plant in the day but come out
during sunrise and sunset to chomp your prized plants.Thanks for the confirmation. I'm just
hoping that it...
Posted in thread: Hop Pests ID thread: Pics, descriptions and solutions on 06-30-2012 at 04:13 PM
Nice blog. The easiest way to tell the difference between the japanese beetle and june bug is
the segmented body. In the pics you posted, you can see the japanese beetle has 3(head,
shoulder and body)...
Posted in thread: Hop Pests ID thread: Pics, descriptions and solutions on 06-21-2012 at 01:04 AM
I've grown up with them in wisconsin so that was an easy one for me. Hate them things cause
they like to fly into you when you out relaxing.Having grown up in Scotland but now living in
Texas not sure...
Posted in thread: Hop Pests ID thread: Pics, descriptions and solutions on 06-19-2012 at 01:35 PM
The beetle in your pic is a June bug. They mostly active right after dusk.Thanks for that. It's
a lot easier to ID bugs when you have a name to go with. Just searching with an image can take