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Hanging Lines to Grow Hops
« on: March 11, 2012, 10:18:40 AM »
Not sure what section this fits in, but I wanted to share a small project we did to grow hops.

Can't wait to see how they come up this season!

http://www.brewgeeks.com/grow-hops.html

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Re: Hanging Lines to Grow Hops
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2012, 03:26:44 PM »
Nice site!

I planted some in pots and I already have one sprouting up.

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Re: Hanging Lines to Grow Hops
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2012, 11:44:05 AM »
Wow...that's pretty cool. It must have been pretty scary climbing up those trees.

I hang twine from the second story soffit of my house and the hops grow about 15ft up on the twine. I tried it this for the first time last year with okay results. I'll try again this year. They love to grow up a string.
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Re: Hanging Lines to Grow Hops
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2012, 03:37:46 PM »
Thanks guys.  Yeah now that spring appears to be here in Maryland (buds are on the trees), I'm starting to water every morning!
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Re: Hanging Lines to Grow Hops
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2012, 08:17:35 PM »
Very cool.
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Re: Hanging Lines to Grow Hops
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2012, 11:03:30 PM »
I started a "hop co-op" experiment with some friends at work and family.  We have five plants at the house and the rest are off site. They give the hops a place to grow, I harvest, they get to come over and drink the results. We'll see how it goes. This years crop. 

3 Columbus
2 Centennial
1 Cascade
2 Chinook
1 Willamette
1 Mt. Hood
2 Nugget

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