Information About Hops

Hops are small flowers that serve as an essential ingredient in that familiar bubbly brew. Many gardeners use hops in the landscape to produce a unique, handcrafted beverage and the attractive climbing vines are an added bonus. Although growing hops is easy in most climates, creating lush vines laden with flavor-rich hops requires a little knowhow. Read on for basic steps on planting and caring for hop vines.

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Hops Plant Pruning: When And How To Prune A Hops Plant

By Liz Baessler

If you're a home brewer, there's nothing more satisfying than growing your own hops. But hops are long, fast growing vines that require some strategic pruning to get the most out of them. Learn more about how to prune a hops plant in this article.

Hops Companion Plants: Learn What To Plant With Hops In Gardens

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Companion planting with hops can enhance crop growth and provide a decoy for pesky critters. That said, hop vines are aggressive growers so companion plants need to be considered carefully. This article can help with that.

Harvesting Hops Plants: When Is Hops Harvest Season

By Liz Baessler

Are you a home brewer? If you have some extra space in your garden, consider growing your own hops to make your beer even more personal.

Hops Plant Fertilizer: How And When To Feed Hops Plants

By Amy Grant

Hops can grow up to a whopping 30 feet (9 m.) in a year! To attain this amazing size, it isn't any wonder that they like to be fed every so often. What are hops fertilizer requirements? The following article contains a sort of hops fertilizer guide to help.

Hops Spacing Requirements – Tips On Plant Spacing For Hops

By Teo Spengler

Most people know that hops are used to make beer, but did you know that the hop plant is a fast-climbing vine? If you decide to grow hops, give a thought to hops plant spacing. This article has more information on spacing requirements for hops.

Hops Plant Diseases: Treating Diseases Affecting Hops Plants In Gardens

By Amy Grant

As prolific as hops can be, the plant may still be afflicted with hops plant diseases. For a fruitful crop, it's important to learn about diseases affecting hops in order to treat hops plant problems ASAP. This article should help with that.

Reasons For No Cones On Hops: How To Get Cones On Hops Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Hops with no cones may be due to the time of the year, cultivation practices, or the age of the vines. Professional growers know how to get cones on hops plants and you can too with a little advice and some tips from the trade. This article will help.

Support For Hops Vines: Learn About Hops Plant Support

By Amy Grant

Hops can grow up to 12 inches (30.5 cm.) a day. These rampant climbers need a sturdy trellis of appropriate height to accommodate their size. The following article contains information on the best support for hops plants and building a trellis for hops.

Propagating Hops Plants: Planting Hops From Clippings And Rhizomes

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Hops plant propagation is primarily from root cuttings. Planting hops from clippings will result in identical clones to the parent hop plant. Here are some surefire tips on how to propagate hops plant for beautiful vines and copious cones.

Hops Plant Types: How Many Hops Varieties Are There

By Liz Baessler

If you brew your own beer and you?re looking to get more involved in the process, growing your own hops is a great place to start. But how do you know which types of hops plants to grow? Learn more about hops varieties and their uses here.

Troubleshooting Hops Plants: What To Do If Your Hops Stopped Growing

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

In proper soil, hops are speedy growers that get bigger every year. In improper conditions or where disease or pests threaten the vines, you may find your hops plant quit growing. This article will help with troubleshooting hops plants.

Planting Hops Rhizomes: Is Hops Grown From Rhizomes Or Plants

By Amy Grant

Thinking of brewing your own beer? Growing your own backyard hops plant is a good way to begin. But is hops grown from rhizomes or plants? Read this article to learn more.

Growing Hops In Winter: Information On Hops Winter Care

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

If you are a beer lover, you know the importance of hops. Hops plants require a little protection during the cold months of winter. Learn more about how to winter over hops plants in this article.

Backyard Hops Plant: How To Plant Hops And Hops Plant History

By Jackie Rhoades

If you?re interested in planting a backyard hops plant or two, there are a few things you should know about how to plant hops. Read this article to learn about growing hops plants in the garden.

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