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Old 06-04-2013, 02:20 AM   #21
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I ended up stringing mine to the house by drilling a few special (Tapcon) screws into the mortar and then tying the strings around those. Here's what it looks like now...


 
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Old 06-12-2013, 04:40 AM   #22
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Old 06-12-2013, 02:34 PM   #23
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Nice! Mine are climbing pretty high up but no cones yet. Just starting to get the side shooting vines growing out of the main one on most of the plants. How do you know when the cones are coming? Or is it dependent on too wide of a variety of factors to say?




 
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Old 07-23-2013, 11:00 PM   #24
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Old 07-25-2013, 02:11 AM   #25
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Wow nice. How tall are those poles?

 
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Old 07-25-2013, 10:51 PM   #26
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I'd probably 15 or 16 ft

 
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Old 07-26-2013, 03:08 PM   #27
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Do you fert or nute?

Those plants are huge!!
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Old 07-27-2013, 12:31 AM   #28
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Not really, every now and then i'll hit it with some basic miracle grow, but It's rained here so much this season I havent been able to

 
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Old 07-27-2013, 03:35 AM   #29
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Huge cicada larvae too
For what it's worth those aren't Cicada larvae. They're beetle larvae of the family Scarabaeidae commonly referred to as grub worms and will ultimately become May and June Beetles. Nice hop garden!

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Old 07-27-2013, 03:54 AM   #30
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For what it's worth those aren't Cicada larvae. They're beetle larvae of the family Scarabaeidae commonly referred to as grub worms and will ultimately become May and June Beetles. Nice hop garden!

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