Hops Field Progress

As the summer unfolds in colors and sounds, there's ongoing visible development in the hops field. We are experimenting with a "home brewer's garden"; teepees are the trellis structure of choice. Hops are in different stages of growth; some rhizomes were planted at consequent stages and the different varieties seem to be more and less [...]

By |2012-07-01T23:33:25-04:00July 1st, 2012|Gardening in Lake George, home, hops, trellis|0 Comments

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Rain poured from the sky today as I staked the baby and mid-growth hops vines with fishing line. It was a relief as the weather has been brutal this week so far. In this business of professional gardening, rain is immeasurably preferable to blazing sun. In the rain, we don't worry about sunburn or heat [...]

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