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Old 04-03-2007, 01:53 AM   #11
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How long has it been since you ordered?
Week and a half or so. Ordered them from Northern Brewer. They send them out directly (from Oregon, IIRC) when they're ready. Since *I'm* not ready for them, they can get here when they want to get here.
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Old 04-03-2007, 02:01 AM   #12
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I just ordered some today from Freshops with shipping via Priority Mail. I leave town for 10 days in 10 days and with Priority Mail, they should be here in time. Well, they should be here in time if they are shipped promptly.

I think I may have screwed myself.
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Old 04-03-2007, 02:06 AM   #13
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Just noticed that Northern Brewer is completely out... anyone looking to get rhizomes, I'd do it quicky....
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Old 04-03-2007, 02:42 AM   #14
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I got 3 jumbo Cascade and 3 Centennial from Freshhops.com. I picked up all my materials for my hop garden and will plant them this week. Mine will be a 8'x8' raised bed with a drip irrigation system. I am building a tripod with 20' sections of EMT (1/2" metal conduit) from a design I saw online. I'll post pics when I get R done.

 
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Old 04-03-2007, 12:17 PM   #15
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Mine will be a 8'x8' raised bed with a drip irrigation system.
Good for you! A drip system (of course aside from the raised beds) is hands down the best move I made for the garden ever. I have noticed it makes a huge difference in keeping Powdery Mildew at bay.
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Old 04-03-2007, 02:13 PM   #16
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My hops started sprouting, but three hard freezes in 8 days will probably mean a re-start later.
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Old 05-26-2007, 12:41 AM   #17
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Yeah...I know. I read the pamphlet they sent with the rhizomes. But until I build another trellis...that's all I got. I'm building a fence around the backyard next weekend, so I might string up some cable on it and transplant one or two of them.

Evan,

What kind of trellis did you wind up doing? I am in the depths of the same venture. 6 different types of hops, 10 foot verticle trellis, 30 feet of growing space. Shoot me back.

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Old 05-26-2007, 12:20 PM   #18
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What kind of hops can grow in your climate, boo boo?
Same as yours, LOL. I have 3 cascade and 3 halertau, lemme see if I can drag up a pic. These are all first year crop and I did get a modest harvest.
http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a3...der/3vines.jpg

And a pic of my son standing next to the others
http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a3...hopsplants.jpg

I now have a proper trellis built for each bed, so they'll have a vertical climb.
They are about 1 and 1/2 feet tall right now.
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