TQ8129 : Hop Garden, Hoad's Farm - May

taken 13 years ago, near to Linkhill, Kent, Great Britain

Hop Garden, Hoad's Farm - May
Hop Garden, Hoad's Farm - May
Hop Garden, Hoad's Farm - April to September 2009

Showing the month by month growth of a hop field at Hoad's Farm.

Hoad's Farm has 55 acres of hops. They are processed and dried in TQ8028 : Oast House at Hoads Farm, Crouch Lane, Sandhurst, Kent

Hop fields

A traditional Hop Field, or Hop Garden, was formed by rows of poles or strings 16 feet high. Modern fields are about 10 feet high. The hop plant starts growing in spring and grows up the pole or string, until September when it is harvested. Hops are dried and used for flavouring beer. …read more Link

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TQ8129, 38 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 19 May, 2009   (more nearby)
Friday, 12 June, 2009
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Primary Subject of Photo
Hops, hop poles, hop fields   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8133 2903 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:1.9216N 0:35.0808E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8131 2903
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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