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Offline SecondRow_Sean

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Re: Wilting Hops
« Reply #15 on: June 18, 2013, 10:31:57 AM »
Yeah, I knew about the roots not liking to stay wet but I naively thought the pot was draining well.

Unfortunately, I can't put them in the ground right now nor do I have a spot where they can get sun all day. I realize this will limit their yield, but it's either this or not grow them at all.

Thanks for tall the advice, looks like I found out where I went wrong.

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Re: Wilting Hops
« Reply #16 on: June 20, 2013, 07:21:28 PM »
I had a similar problem last year. The Miracle Grow potting soil only lasted about 2 months. After that I started adding Miracle Grow every 3 weeks or so. This year I have bought some of the timed released miracle grow so hopefully I won't have to deal with it as often.

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Re: Wilting Hops
« Reply #17 on: July 05, 2013, 07:26:14 AM »
Boys, your advice was spot on. I allowed the pots to drain, things got worse before they got better, and once they started improving I added a little fertilizer. Thanks again for the help.




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Re: Wilting Hops
« Reply #18 on: July 05, 2013, 07:37:42 AM »
Looks good.

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Re: Wilting Hops
« Reply #19 on: July 05, 2013, 04:11:20 PM »
Well done!

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