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hop fabrics


Mar 18

Hop Fabric Bags

Some new hop fabric bags have been on my ‘to do’ list for a while now. When the snowy weather...
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Feb 18

Hop Stringing Time – the Beer Year Begins

Hop stringing has begun in the hop gardens which means the start of a new beer year for hop growers....
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Feb 18

And The Winner is……….

And the winner is Simon H. Congratulations Simon. You will receive a confirmation email shortly, then your pack of Old...
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Jan 18

Making Marmalade

Last weekend I had hoped to do several outdoor jobs, those satisfying pottering jobs that tie up loose ends. But...
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Dec 17

English Hops For Home Brewing Competition

Do you enjoy using English hops for home brewing? If so then you won’t get much more English than this...
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wedding hops


Dec 17

Dried Hop Vines v Dried Hop Bines – What’s the Difference?

Dried hop vines v dried hop bines - what’s the difference? There are important similarities they share as growing plants....
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old photographs showing rural life and hop picking


Nov 17

Old Photographs Showing Rural Life and Hop Picking

I have always loved old photographs, especially old photographs showing rural life and hop picking naturally or just general images...
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2017 hops are ready. the hop Shop is open.


Oct 17

2017 Hops Are Ready For Brewing

2017 hops are ready for brewing, the Hop Shop is open. The 2017 hop crop is picked, dried, packaged and...
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cascade hops for hop infused whisky


Oct 17

Hop Infused Whisky

I have found a new use for hops, hop infused whisky, a whole new world! While mooching on the computer,...
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September's here, it's time to celebrate hops


Sep 17

September’s Here, It’s Time To Celebrate Hops

September's here, it's time to celebrate hops. If you are hop-picking, then getting the harvest safely gathered is the priority...
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