Sunday, January 9, 2011

Snow on the Prairie

Gotta love Texas weather! Temperatures were in the 70s a few days ago and then the rain this morning turned to snow. At one time, it was coming down so hard that the warm roads were covered and temperatures were not even below freezing.

Backyard Prairie

Indian Grass

Possumhaw Holly

Red Yucca

Front yard prairie

The drive to work in the morning should be an adventure. The temperature will drop into the 20s and freezing drizzle is expected through the morning. I love the snow and ice, but only when I can enjoy it from the comfort of my home.


  1. The prairie garden looks beautiful in the snow.

  2. Gorgeous! Not that cold here...

    Your phoebes will have popsicle possumhaw berries.

    Stay warm.

  3. We are covered with another foot of snow here in Brooklyn, NY. It is very pretty though. I thought you might be interested in this article that was in the NY Times about Texas native plants. Here's the link:


  4. Thanks for the link Martha. The Texas Native Plant Society Facebook page gave a link to a brief interview with Bill Neiman that I did not see in the NYT.
    I am glad I am not getting all of the cold weather that you are. At least I get a few warm days between the cold ones.

  5. Love the snow pictures. Have lots on my blog and a posting on a series of Winter photos coming in a few weeks. We live far apart but same snow, except you will have Spring many weeks before me. Check out my Blog photos to see how it is here! Jack

  6. Thanks for stopping by Jack. I am glad I do not get as much snow as you. My snow or frigid temperatures rarely last more than a couple of days either.


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