You don't need to sanitize them. Your beer will be fine. Many people, including myself, have made thousands of batches of beer with home grown hops, and have had no problems. At least not from the hops.
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I could sit an watch someone do it all day!
Some varieties just don't produce well no matter where they're grown. Over the past 20 or so years and 20 or more varieties, I've gotten rid of the following: Hallertau, Tettnang, Saaz (and varieties related), Kent Golding, Willamette, Nuggett and a couple others. If one plant won't produce at least half-a-pound, they get yanked. A guy I gave some Hallertau cuttings to down near Pittsburgh had great success. Was it because he was a little South of me, or the fact that he had them growing in a floodplain? All you can do is try and make sure you give them at least 3-5 years before you decide to get rid of them. Grow On!