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Long Island Horticultural Society

Sunday, November 19, 2023

In the Conference Center at Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay, NY

Speaker: ​Cynthia Lindner

Topic: Taming the Pernicious Weed, Growing Hops at Home

Cynthia Lindner, an award winning home-brewer, has been growing six different cultivars of hops in her backyard for the past five years. She’ll share her knowledge about the different ways hops can be maintained for the home gardener including how to plant, harvest and prepare them for storage. An explanation with some historical context of how hops are used in beer brewing for preservation, adding aroma, flavor, and bitterness to balance the sweet malt flavors of finished beer will also be presented. Join in for this fun and informative talk and be ready to grow your own hops next spring! 

12:30 - Doors Open
1:00 - Horticultural Competition Judging Begins
1:10 - Tutorial by LIHS Member Anne Cognato on
Daffodils: Plant Them Now!
1:30 - LIHS Business
2:00 - Speaker Presentation
3:00 - LIHS Election for New Board Officers and Directors
with Brief Talk by Newly-Elected President
3:30 - Raffle & Refreshments

​Dates for Upcoming Meetings:  December 10, January 21, 2024, February 18, 2024

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