Another progress update on the hops. The more prolific cascade plants are going crazy. One has a bine almost 8ft tall, and the other is close behind at 6ft. The second chance cascade is still alive but not showing much progress above ground. Hopefully it is building a good root structure for next year. Following are pictures of the Cascades. Left is the 2 big cascades, middle is the biggest cascade crown, and right is the second chance cascade:
The 'OK' goldings is still doing well, and the 2 centennial plants are beginning to grow fast. The goldings now has 3 bines climbing, one centennial with 2 climbing bines and one with 3. Below left is the goldings, middle and right are the 2 centennial plants:
Hop Plugger Project - Along with taking on growing your own hops, comes the challenge of packaging them so that they stay fresh. The first 2 harvests, I just packaged in Zip Loc...
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