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Old 04-26-2012, 07:29 PM   #1
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Dec 2010
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Do you guys think it is too late for me to get a late start on establishing a hops garden this year? My wife recently conceded that she does not want to use one of the garden beds anymore so I am going to try and claim it for hops.


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Old 04-26-2012, 07:36 PM   #2
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Many folks are just getting their rhizomes at this time. I've planted as late as late June and have monster crowns by the next growing season. You've got plenty of time.

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Old 04-26-2012, 08:34 PM   #3
Feb 2012
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I ordered hop plants from Great Lakes Hops, and they won't even ship them until Early May (to avoid the potential frosts here in central PA) I would say hope that you (and I) have plenty of time.
A fine beer may be judged with only one sip, but it's better to be thoroughly sure. - Czech Proverb

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Old 04-26-2012, 08:39 PM   #4
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You have lots of time.

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Old 04-27-2012, 03:30 PM   #5
Jan 2012
Teutopolis, Illinois
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I just planted yesterday in southcentral illinois. I hope it is not too late. I would assume you would be good to go.

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