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Hops in the Herb Garden

Posted by Jennifer Fishburn - Herbs

In recent years, home gardeners and small farmers have become more interested in growing hops.Several years ago, University of Illinois Extension Logan-Menard-Sangamon Master Gardener volunteers decided to experiment with growing hops in preparation for it being Herb of the Year in 2018.They planted two varieties ( Humululs lupulus 'Aureus' and Humulus lupulus 'Newport') in the...

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