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Posted in thread: To trim or not to trim on 03-10-2016 at 04:18 AM
So I am no expert but have grown hops is San Diego for some time and have noticed that if I
train shoots to the lined too early then they'll grow like gang-busters for a bit and then
stall out. It's t...
Posted in thread: Rhizome buds at this time of year??? My first rhizome harvesting experience. on 11-21-2015 at 06:33 AM
That picture inspires me not to prune my plants! Have fun come spring, KH--start thinking
trellis and where in the yard the next ones will go. It can be slippery slope.
Posted in thread: San Diego C02 Fills on 10-28-2015 at 02:57 AM
Ouch, $13-20 to fill a 5lb cylinder? I pay $20 to fill or exchange a 20lb.Edit: not in San
Diego though.$20 bucks for 20 pounds sounds nice. Maybe the hydroponics shops in San Diego have
cheaper gas t...
Posted in thread: San Diego C02 Fills on 10-28-2015 at 02:54 AM
Smoking Beaver in Escondido will exchange five pound tanks for a new aluminum one for about
$25. Depending on the equipment, you may not be getting a full fill when you take it to places
that will fil...
Posted in thread: The Great HBT Stogie Thread on 10-24-2015 at 04:19 AM
Late start on a ten gallon split batch with one of my favorites. 311496
Posted in thread: Growing hops in southern california on 08-20-2015 at 03:24 AM
Hi Gents, I'm new to the forum; I'm a fellow San Diego Brewer, saw this thread, and figured its
not a bad place for my first post conisdering it covers what I'm researching at the moment. I
see this p...
Posted in thread: 2015 Hop garden photo thread on 07-27-2015 at 12:05 AM
The last posts and pics have been awesome. Had my first harvest day today of Chinook and
Centennial. Here are the highlights. 292533292534292535
Posted in thread: Cascade leaves looking unhealthy on 07-22-2015 at 03:41 AM
Sometimes it's good practice to elevate pots so you can be sure the water drains from the
bottom. It's pretty hard to overwater a potted hop plant if the water can drain well. Drilling
extra holes in ...
Posted in thread: 2015 Hop garden photo thread on 07-18-2015 at 07:40 PM
Here are a few pictures from around the hop yard in the last few days. Centennial and Nugget
look like they may make an attempt for a second harvest by the look of the new growth at the
bottom. The Te...
Posted in thread: The Great HBT Stogie Thread on 07-18-2015 at 07:29 PM
Something nice to go with rare and needed rain in SoCal. Watching it come down with an iced
coffee and the new pup, Chinook. Good290881 times, indeed. 290879