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Posted in thread: growing hops near a walnut tree on 02-18-2010 at 08:34 PM
I grew my first year cascade hops last year within 15 feet of a black walnut. The trunk is
about 3 foot in diameter. My cascade did very well. I had 3 bines total that got to about 20
ft.The hops were...
Posted in thread: Hop Pests ID thread: Pics, descriptions and solutions on 08-17-2009 at 04:39 PM
I had japanese beatles on my first year plants also. I used Pyrethrin based insecticide on them
and was extrememly suprised on the good results.I didn't notice much of an insta kill on the
Posted in thread: Are aphids a problem? on 06-12-2009 at 02:57 PM
Hmm, its kinda hard to hate an animal who likes beer so much, he would rather drown in it than
to leave. :P
Posted in thread: How long does it take for a rhyzome to break ground? on 06-12-2009 at 01:11 PM
My cascade hops took 2-3 weeks. Part of the problem was they shot out laterally for a while and
than came up. So they were growing but were growing sideways.
Posted in thread: Are aphids a problem? on 06-12-2009 at 12:59 PM
I have some damage on my lower leaves also. I looked pretty closely to many of the leaves and
found 0 bugs. The damage on the few leaves was in the center of the leaves that have the
problem. One thin...
Posted in thread: Identify this worm on 06-12-2009 at 12:56 PM
They both look like catepillars to me. The smaller ones look to have stuff on thier back to
protect from predators. I belive a close up on the smaller one's head might be helpful in
Posted in thread: First year grow height on 06-10-2009 at 02:19 PM
My first year cascade has 3 bines so far. One is probably 20 ft, one is 15ft and one is 6ft. It
looks like a 4th one is branching at ground level from the 15ft one. The tall one is at the top
of my ga...
Posted in thread: Split a crown today and took pics on 06-08-2009 at 08:30 PM
Do you have them just growing up the side of your garage, or do you use string or something
else?My setup is very similar to yours and I was looking into other way ideas on how to get
them to go up th...
Posted in thread: Trellis Designs? on 06-03-2009 at 05:20 PM
I noticed most people are using the twine technique or fence to have thier hops grow up. Im
doing that this year for my first year cascade. I currently have my plant up against the back
end of my gara...
Posted in thread: Hop Dryer Plans? on 06-02-2009 at 06:32 PM
Great info GVH, thanks for the input.Its my first year growing hops. I think I will use my
dehydrators I have if I get any.I currently don't use whole hops but use pellets. So next I
will find someone...