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View Poll Results: Are you obsessed?
Yep, sure do. 54 52.94%
No, I have a life. 22 21.57%
Bacon! 26 25.49%
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Old 05-17-2011, 08:57 PM   #1
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Do you go to your hop garden once a day, or at least once every other day to check to see how much your plants have grown or train your vines?
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Old 05-17-2011, 09:08 PM   #2
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Considering my garden houses a ton more than the hops, I do go out there every day. Once they are trained and growing, I don't check the hops everyday aside from watering requirements. After the 2nd year or so I was less obsessed with checking them out daily.

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Old 05-17-2011, 09:09 PM   #3
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Winston-Salem, NC
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Old 05-17-2011, 09:11 PM   #4
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Dec 2008
Hamden, CT
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I've been checking it every other day or so. I voted Bacon. I always go with bacon when it's a choice.
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Old 05-17-2011, 09:24 PM   #5
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Jan 2011
Gowanda, NY
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well yeah how could u not choose bacon. Im out there every day but there is more 2 it than my hops they surround my beergarden(good excuse huh)

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Old 05-17-2011, 09:25 PM   #6
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Feb 2011
O'Fallon, MO
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Sure, but that doesn't make you obsessed. I check mine because I have them growing horizontally on the composite railings on my deck. I have to keep moving the twist ties I have training them.

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Old 05-17-2011, 09:59 PM   #7
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Houlton, ME
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Old 05-17-2011, 11:43 PM   #8
Dec 2010
Chicago, illinois
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this is my first year growing hops and i check them everyday. 3 centennials and they are growing like crazy.

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Old 05-17-2011, 11:58 PM   #9
Oct 2008
Marietta, GA
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Mine are over an hour away. If I'm lucky, I see them every other week.

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Old 05-18-2011, 01:00 AM   #10
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Nov 2010
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Originally Posted by fuzzybee View Post
Mine are over an hour away. If I'm lucky, I see them every other week.
Wow a long distance relationship with hops. I hope you at least call them once a week!

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