Hops Porn for the winter blues

Growing hops, fruits, spices, herbs, or anything else you plan on throwing into your brew? Tell us about it!
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Re: Hops Porn for the winter blues

Post by Winger » 4 years ago

ECH wrote:Ditto for me Oro and Goulaigan.

We have had 88cm in the last 2 weeks, and temps at night in the -30s with the windchill. Won't be any growing action going on here for quite sometime!
That is the reason we moved here. Instead of the 8 months of winter in Edmonton, we seem to get more like 8 weeks.
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Re: Hops Porn for the winter blues

Post by Doc_Drive » 4 years ago

rub it in... lol

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Re: Hops Porn for the winter blues

Post by ECH » 4 years ago

ruf1 wrote:
ECH wrote:Ditto for me Oro and Goulaigan.

We have had 88cm in the last 2 weeks, and temps at night in the -30s with the windchill. Won't be any growing action going on here for quite sometime!
Holy S&^#)&T, .......WOW

i will be digging zomes on saturday. :bow: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

hopefully you guys get some decent weather soon,i cant imagine dealing with that much snow. :(
Winter in the Maritimes, calling for another 30-50cm of snow on Sunday.

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Re: Hops Porn for the winter blues

Post by ruf1 » 4 years ago

ECH wrote:
ruf1 wrote:
ECH wrote:Ditto for me Oro and Goulaigan.

We have had 88cm in the last 2 weeks, and temps at night in the -30s with the windchill. Won't be any growing action going on here for quite sometime!
Holy S&^#)&T, .......WOW

i will be digging zomes on saturday. :bow: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

hopefully you guys get some decent weather soon,i cant imagine dealing with that much snow. :(
Winter in the Maritimes, calling for another 30-50cm of snow on Sunday.
The only thing i can say ech.......better you than me LOL...sorry man,just had to put that in there. :laugh: :laugh:

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Re: Hops Porn for the winter blues

Post by ECH » 4 years ago

Doesn't bother me any, I did 5yrs in Northern Canada in various communities from norther Quebec to Manitoba, this is nothing.

Besides...I just go fire up the blower when it's all over and all is good then.

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Re: Hops Porn for the winter blues

Post by Winger » 4 years ago

I was checking the weather network and saw the miserable conditions down east. :dancingbanana: :dancingbanana: :dancingbanana: Looking forward to the temps in the low teens next week here.
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Re: Hops Porn for the winter blues

Post by OldNelly » 4 years ago

Low teens where I'm at as well! :rockon:
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Re: Hops Porn for the winter blues

Post by Darkcoder » 4 years ago

Hi guys ! For those of you sharing / splitting plants rhizomes... you don't have to wait 3-4 years to get rhizomes in order to share. Did some of you tried to root bine cuttings ?

I am doing somthing similar to this root cuttings for mine, except that I root them in water instead of immediately putting them in soil.

That is a good way to "recycle" the trimming done on plants.

Hops is really an hardy weed... don't be afraid, beat them ! :)

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Re: Hops Porn for the winter blues

Post by ruf1 » 4 years ago

Darkcoder wrote:Hi guys ! For those of you sharing / splitting plants rhizomes... you don't have to wait 3-4 years to get rhizomes in order to share. Did some of you tried to root bine cuttings ?

I am doing somthing similar to this root cuttings for mine, except that I root them in water instead of immediately putting them in soil.

That is a good way to "recycle" the trimming done on plants.

Hops is really an hardy weed... don't be afraid, beat them ! :)

Excellent technique darkcoder,looks a lot easier than the labor to dig rhizomes. :bow:

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Re: Hops Porn for the winter blues

Post by Doc_Drive » 4 years ago

Guess what... I've done a little careful digging today and about an inch under the mulch I found the first shoots! Plus I spotted a herd of deer in the front yard this weekend - I might have to put up a fence around the hops...

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