As the NW Corner becomes a beer bastion

The lovely hops growing in Tim Abbott’s yard will either become useful and remain lovely, or they will become an unwelcome invasive. The jury remains out at this moment. Photo by Tim Abbott

On a whim three years ago, I purchased a pair of potted hops plants. I have a very compact garden in the one corner of my backyard that gets sufficient sunlight, and I placed them in the center of the back line. Then I ignored them.

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