Almost exactly a week after having prepared my raised bed and planted my newly arrived rhizomes, the very first shoots are visible. Here's the Willamette:
Willamette was always my star pupil in Houston. Here's hoping it continues to do the same here. This is the Cascade:
Looking a little anaemic, so has probably only just poked its head above ground in the last day or so. Here's the Galena:
Looking pretty healthy. So far no sign of the Columbus but it's early days yet.
All of this means that I'm going to have to get on with plans for my hop arbour. There's plenty of detritus from the rest of the garden that may well prove useful.