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Gymgirl

Gymgirl
SE Houston (Hobby), TX
(Zone 9a)

December 14, 2007
9:57 PM

Post #4295123

Anybody from Zone 9 got a list of what you've sown before that works in the Houston area? I just want some colorful flowers for the Spring/Summer. Thanks.

P.S. Any Houstonians wintersowing veggies? Please check in. Thanks.

Linda
Heavinscent
South West, LA
(Zone 9a)

December 23, 2007
2:17 PM

Post #4321592

It would be nice to see what works here for WS. Ill be wacching for replys.
Caren
Susan_C
Alameda, CA
(Zone 9b)

December 23, 2007
4:24 PM

Post #4321930

Hi Gygirl and Heavinscent,

I am in Zone 9, but what works for me on the cool, foggy San Francisco Bay probably wouldn't like your hot humid summers too much! However, have you checked out the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center? It is a wonderful Texas gardening reference. The "Explore Plants" section of their website has lots of useful information; an extensive plant database and a great "Ask Mr. Smartyplants" section. Native plants are, for the most part, excellent candidates for winter sowing, and Texas has so many showy, beautiful native plants for a gardener to choose from.

Here's a link to "Explore Plants"

http://www.wildflower.org/explore/

P.S. I am originally from Orange, TX.
kqcrna
Cincinnati, OH
(Zone 6a)

December 23, 2007
7:50 PM

Post #4322374

http://faq.gardenweb.com/faq/lists/wtrsow/2002074212002118.html

Karen

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