Saturday, March 31, 2012

Pic(k) of the Week: Blue Mountain Hop Trellis

Blue Mountain hop trellis

Blue Mountain is not only a brewery in central Virginia, but a hop farm. In the photo, wires —which will hold hops in spring, summer, and early autumn— stand bare in winter (12 December 2010).

Now, at the end of March, weeks frost-free weather in the mid-Atlantic region herald the onset of hop growing season.


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