Winter in South Texas from the Texas Riviera
Winter in South Texas
Washingtonia and Phoenix loureirii
© Copyright December 2000

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A Special Winter Image Gallery December 2000

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Welcome to our Garden: Corpus Christi, Texas
Lat. 27: 46N - Long. 097: 30W - Elv. 13
Growing Season Days - 330 : First Frost - Dec.25 : Last Frost - Feb.4
Average Monthly Temperatures
Jan. 56.3° : Feb. 59.3° : Mar. 65.9° : Apr. 73° : May 78° : June 82.7°
July 84.9° : Aug. 85° : Sept. 81.5° : Oct. 74° : Nov. 65° : Dec. 59.1°
Yearly Annual Rainfall 30 inches
Zone 9
Lowest temperature to date is 28°F, on December 19, 2000, with 5 hours below freezing

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Frozen in time, as the basalt tiki, our garden, turns slowly, quietly sleeps and matures....

If this one doesn't give y'all the chills than try the next one!

I know I get chills just thinking about spring, when I'll have to get inside this mess and prune, weed, clean and remove more plants!

A South Texas Jewel
Tillandsia bailyi

A Garden View
oh that wintry mess!

Carica papaya
Food for the winter critters

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Castor Oil Bean

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Images of the Giant Bird of Paradise in a progressive series of photographs from start to finish of the flowering process.

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