Harvesting Hops

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Over the next month in Oregon, the Hops Fields will be harvested!

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The Hops plant is a climbing vine.  Some fields have a single plant per strand of string.  The picture above shows one large plant with strings  on either side for the plant to grow.

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This is how the vines of the Hops plant climb and grow around the cord. The vine is thick and is actually pretty strong.

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The light green flower is harvested for making beer.

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The variety of agriculture grown in the Willamette Valley where I live is fascinating to me.

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The Hops Fields have an inviting allure all of their own to them.

Happy Tuesday!  Hope it’s a good one for you!

~Molly

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