Towards the latter end of July, hops begin to blossom, about the beginning of August they aquot; bell, aquot; and, in forward years, they are ... of wind will do them great mischief at this time, and hops picked green and bright, without bruising or discolouring, will sell for a third part more than those that are otherwise. ... The former yields by much the best colour when dried, and the other is the most plentiful bearer.
|Title||:||The British Cyclopaedia of the Arts and Sciences|
|Author||:||Charles Frederick Partington|