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Forum: Hops Growing 07-11-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 406
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Posted By joed123
southeastern PA williamette

Since its the photo thread, and I haven't posted since mine were 4" tall, may as well show off some burrs on my one first-year williamette thats at least 15' by now (try to ignore the japanese beetle...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-30-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By joed123
wow, beautiful plants (and really nice photos! ...

wow, beautiful plants (and really nice photos! sorry to threadjack, but you using a DSLR or something there? the lighting is fantastic)
Forum: Hops Growing 04-30-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 60,592
Posted By joed123
Here's a first-year Willamette, 2.5 weeks since...

Here's a first-year Willamette, 2.5 weeks since sprouting, outside the Philly area:

http://img84.imageshack.us/img84/9899/dscf0477it1.jpg


And here's a first-year Cascade, 2 weeks since...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-29-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By joed123
heh...my apologies...i thought you were...

heh...my apologies...i thought you were expressing preference for Northern Brewer, the store, not the hop. Thats what I get for reading too quickly!:drunk:
Forum: Hops Growing 04-29-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By joed123
northern brewer actually places orders through...

northern brewer actually places orders through Freshops, and charges you $1.50 extra for the "convenience"
Forum: Hops Growing 04-25-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,868
Posted By joed123
Freshops. Fast customer service and my 5/6 of my...

Freshops. Fast customer service and my 5/6 of my hop rhizomes are growing beautifully! (one was moldy and has no signs of growth, so they're replacing it to boot)
Forum: Hops Growing 04-23-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,537
Posted By joed123
glad to hear you're seeing more shoots pop...

glad to hear you're seeing more shoots pop through! I'll continue the off-topic, 'small world' topic just by saying I dated a girl for years who lived across from the Manoa Shopping Center (on...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-21-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,537
Posted By joed123
sorry to crosspost, but i'm excited...here's the...

sorry to crosspost, but i'm excited...here's the first photo I could find of one of my 3 willamettes growing here in Chester County...5" and flying! (2 cascades are showing zero growth even after...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-21-2008, 06:07 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 60,592
Posted By joed123
first year willamette...about 5", after 2 weeks...

first year willamette...about 5", after 2 weeks in the ground in southeastern PA weather...i'm pumped!!!:ban:

http://img181.imageshack.us/img181/4364/will1ni8.jpg
Forum: Hops Growing 04-18-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,974
Posted By joed123
My 6 Freshops-supplied rhizomes are behaving as...

My 6 Freshops-supplied rhizomes are behaving as follows: after 3 weeks in the ground in the Philadelphia climate (date to plant was april 14th, but there have been a couple light frosts since then),...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-18-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By joed123
1) True, but plenty of people are seeing growth...

1) True, but plenty of people are seeing growth prior so there's no harm in being anxious now.

2) That's not even a sentence. But what I think you mean is that you won't get a yield for a...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-17-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,628
Posted By joed123
The root stays viable throughout the winter and...

The root stays viable throughout the winter and sprouts up along with all the other things coming alive in the spring...when you harvest the hops, you cut the vine near the base and drag it to a...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-16-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,628
Posted By joed123
Sorry to be "general" with my advice, but I've...

Sorry to be "general" with my advice, but I've read at several sites that hops naturally grow between the 30th and 50th parallels, which Boston lies within. So really, I'd say any type would grow in...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-16-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,623
Posted By joed123
Since these things grow so fast, got any updated...

Since these things grow so fast, got any updated pics we could see? :)

And thanks for the tips about multiple bines/photosynthesis to support root growth/all that interesting stuff. Trying to...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-16-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,537
Posted By joed123
I've got some friends in the area who've had...

I've got some friends in the area who've had theirs in the fridge for 3 weeks and will be planting this week...the fact you've already got them in should provide some comfort in knowing they should...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-16-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,537
Posted By joed123
I'm in Victory's hometown (Downingtown), planted...

I'm in Victory's hometown (Downingtown), planted 3 cascade/3 willamette from freshops last saturday (so 10 days ago)...they had been in the fridge for 4 days prior to planting. No root hormone or...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-15-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,160
Posted By joed123
I just came here to say 2 things... 1) sorry...

I just came here to say 2 things...

1) sorry about your dug-up chinook; that hurts to see that void there. I even discussed your trellis idea with a coworker who came up with a similiar idea...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-07-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,999
Posted By joed123
I dug down about 14", coated the bottom with ash...

I dug down about 14", coated the bottom with ash from our fireplace (maybe 1/2" or 1"), then mixed a few small scoops of old horse manure (parents own a few harness racehorses) along with the tilled...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-03-2008, 01:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By joed123
two shoots or one?

Hi all,

First year hop grower here (planting 3 cascade, 3 williamette this saturday in the Philly suburbs)...just curious what you guys have done with first year plants; i've read "1...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-03-2008, 12:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,861
Posted By joed123
lookin nice...amazing how fast the "jumbo...

lookin nice...amazing how fast the "jumbo cascade" has already grown! where are you located, and are these 1st year growths?
Forum: Hops Growing 04-01-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 60,592
Posted By joed123
Love it, dude! I'm a first-time hop-grower this...

Love it, dude! I'm a first-time hop-grower this year, and I'll be keeping a keen eye on any posts of yours...because I got 6 rhizomes to start; 3 williamette, and 3 cascade! :mug:

(I'm living...
Forum: Hops Growing 03-31-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,064
Posted By joed123
I received mine today...same thing. The only...

I received mine today...same thing. The only benefit I can see is I ordered mine with another order, so shipping was essentially free (only one charge for two actual "shipments" of goods). Still, I...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-04-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,177
Posted By joed123
fix your links...you have backslashes in there...

fix your links...you have backslashes in there separating the folder & filename but you need forward slashes

as for the pics themselves, i'm no crushed grain expert (Still extract brewing...) but...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-18-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,157
Posted By joed123
Congrats chris! You were the talk at my office...

Congrats chris! You were the talk at my office today (we're 30+ electrical engineers)...that partial photo of your basement left me jealous and counting down the days to buying my own house where...
Forum: Extract Brewing 01-16-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,372
Posted By joed123
*ahem*...gentlemen...are we not forgetting...

*ahem*...gentlemen...are we not forgetting Aprihop??

http://www.dogfish.com/brewings/Seasonal_Beers/Aprihop/14/index.htm

Its a delicious fruit IPA...almost more like an american pale ale...
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