Did I pick my first batch of Nuggets at the correct time?

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zinger084

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This is a pictures of my first batch ever of homegrown hops.

These are Nuggets.

I grew Liberty as well, but they are slightly behind.

I think a few in the picture below are a little "green" for lack of better terms.

I was trying to pick them when the flowers start to lose their bright green color and begin to turn dull.

I am going to let them dry out in the house for a few days, then remove air and plastic bag them for fridge (or make hop plugs using PVC pipe).

Does this all sound/look correct?

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david_42

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I'd say you waited too long. They shouldn't be turning brown when picked, you lose the aroma oils that way.
 
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