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Old 03-27-2012, 12:37 AM   #81
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WARNING... Frost predicted tonight in the DC/NOVA area

 
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Old 03-27-2012, 02:07 AM   #82
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Yup, got mine covered in newspaper and plastic. Poor things, they just went in last night. Barely 24 hours in their new home and already this...
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Old 03-27-2012, 02:31 AM   #83
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I just pulled some of the surrounding mulch over them. I'm honestly not too worried. Hops are tough plants.

 
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Old 03-27-2012, 07:15 AM   #84
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WARNING... Frost predicted tonight in the DC/NOVA area
Frost warning canceled. New predicted low for Rockville tonight: 34 F.
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What hops should I grow? Looking for cheap honey?
- Drinking: BPA made with ingredients from NHC, 2 blends of a rye sour: ECY20 + ECY34, local sour cherry kriek #2, brett'ed Belgian blond on raspberries
- Aging: Imperial Chocolate Milk Stout (half on coconut), sour blond on second-use cherries, English Barleywine (half on brett), 3726 saison w/ brett x2 (dregs mix & Lochristi), GNO 3724 saison w/ brett mix, sour cherry mead, acerglyn, and a few other sours...

 
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Old 03-27-2012, 02:06 PM   #85
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Frost warning canceled. New predicted low for Rockville tonight: 34 F.
Would have been nice if they canceled it before midnight, I was long gone by 3a.

 
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Old 03-27-2012, 05:26 PM   #86
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Killed me, I lost 70-100 dug rhizomes in the pole barn! The hops gods will not be happy.
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Old 03-27-2012, 11:06 PM   #87
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Killed me, I lost 70-100 dug rhizomes in the pole barn! The hops gods will not be happy.
This makes me sad.

 
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Old 03-28-2012, 12:54 PM   #88
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Last night was a lil sketchy as well. I covered just in case. Watered and ready for near 80 degree temps today! Think we've seen the last cold spell?

 
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:22 PM   #89
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Hard to say - it's been a wild ride already.

 
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:31 PM   #90
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ready for near 80 degree temps today
What the s--t!? It's supposed to hit 80 today?
I wore a long sleeve and sweater to work.

Gonna have to hit Marshall's and get something I'm not going to roast in, at lunch.
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