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Posted in thread: 2013 Hop garden photo thread on 08-29-2013 at 12:07 AM
Centennials got picked the other day.Bottom of the plants (and a guard dog) pic, but it was a
mounded 5gal buckets worth from two 2nd year plants. didn't weight them wet, but they are
almost dry now...
Posted in thread: 2013 hops harvest on 08-26-2013 at 09:55 AM
2013 harvest from 1st year plants (dry weight):Cascade: 6 oz Chinook: 10 oz Columbus: 4
ozNugget: 4 ozCentennial: 1 ozVery few cones from US Goldings, Magnum, Willamette
Posted in thread: Good Hop Varieties to Grow in OH on 08-02-2013 at 10:36 AM
I have a first year planting of 8 varieties here in southwest ohio. Cascade and Chinook are
doing the best for me. They both have already produced a small batch of ripe cones and are
loaded with more ...
Posted in thread: 2013 Hop garden photo thread on 07-14-2013 at 09:26 PM
Here are the first year burrs on Columbus.
Posted in thread: 2013 Hop garden photo thread on 07-07-2013 at 10:45 AM
Still no real hops forming, there are some burrs that look like they are starting though...but
as i understand it us here in Oregon have a later flowering season than the rest of you? Makes
sense i se...
Posted in thread: Growing hops in Ohio on 07-03-2013 at 08:53 AM
Glad to hear Ohio is conducive to hop growing. I recently moved to Columbus and hope to start a
nice hop garden soon. Can you tell me when you planted? I'm assuming it's too late in the
season now to ...
Posted in thread: 2013 Hop garden photo thread on 07-01-2013 at 08:27 AM
Update on the first year teepee rig. I'm betting that they won't reach the top this year. Lots
of flowers, especially on Cascade and Chinook. Not sure how long till they make cones.
Posted in thread: Risk of Bottle Bombs? on 06-27-2013 at 12:07 AM
You are close but I am unsure. 3 weeks should be good unless it got stuck. Did it ferment at
the right temperatures?
Posted in thread: 2013 Hop garden photo thread on 06-25-2013 at 09:40 AM
April 10, June 3rd, June 9th, and June 24th. Most have a few flowers, the Chinook has a bunch.
Posted in thread: 2013 Hop garden photo thread on 06-21-2013 at 07:04 AM
If you want more info, Google "new Mexico state gravity drip system". They have done a ton of
research on drip systems and have really good extension publications you can download and read.