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Posted in thread: Cascade hops as an ornamental? Questions.. on 02-01-2016 at 05:22 PM
So, let's see if I get your question... You want to grow hops indoors, in a small hanging
basket, near a bright window?Here are the issues that you will likely encounter:[*]It will
consume all of the ...
Posted in thread: someone has built a picking-hops machine? on 01-26-2016 at 10:15 PM
The simplest is a bar with a few picking fingers (yep, drill powered) to strip them off the
bine.Wow, I would love to see a pic of this! Was it mounted on a table, or was it hand held?
Also... for wha...
Posted in thread: someone has built a picking-hops machine? on 01-25-2016 at 09:26 PM
@B-Hoppy and @HopStalkerThanks for all the details - I'm going to stash those away as I think
about what to build for next fall. With a several hundred plants, hand picking is getting
really tedious, ...
Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 01-25-2016 at 05:19 PM
Was that plant a seedling last year?This one was a seedling two yeas ago. Seedling/young-ling
vigor would make sense - I just have never seen this before.
Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 01-25-2016 at 04:25 PM
Mid-winter here, so not much activity in the hop yards, but I did go and check on them this
weekend - and found a surprise...For the 1st and 2nd year plants, we have been harvesting by
hand, rather th...
Posted in thread: Virginity Broken on 10-01-2015 at 05:35 PM
Now what do I do with the trimmed down potted plants over the winter? Just let them weather it
outside? Should I bring them in the house?Ha - I'm guessing they'll be fine on their own
Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 09-28-2015 at 07:53 PM
I spent this weekend cleaning up the hopyard. Few plants made the cut, and those that did
replaced cultivars I use infrequently. Those that were dug up will be replanted by other
selections that will ...
Posted in thread: Wild hops upstate ny on 09-24-2015 at 01:14 AM
First things first: Congratulations! I have been breeding hops for a few years and would be
excited to be in your position. Have you found any males? Rather than cones, they produce
clusters of small ...
Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 09-21-2015 at 05:58 PM
Finally got around to the hops in the first-years yard. Most were past prime for brewing, but
our main goal was to pick the plants that will continue on for next year. A little less
stringent than las...
Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 09-16-2015 at 05:45 PM
... but if you want to check it out it's PubeHops dot com . I want to add a foraging guide and
subspecies ID guide.Pube hops - Ha, love that you're owning it!Keep us updated.