It's winter in Texas and this is the first year we've had a great place to store all our potted plants!
We've had a very wet winter in the Dallas Fort Worth area. We've had quite a few cold snaps too, but no snow or ice as of yet (this is North Texas, so I won't count that out until at least mid March!).
Luckily we completed our new detached garage before winter set in. All of the outdoor potted plants are in from the cold and doing well in the sun of the east and south facing windows. I think the coldest I've seen on the thermometer in the garage is about forty five degrees. That's pretty good since we have had some nights down into the twenties.
We had kicked around the idea of a greenhouse in the past, but I'm glad we held off and integrated an area into the garage building for winter plant storage. It's nice seeing them every time we come and go from parking in the garage.
Can't wait until spring when we get to move them all back outside! Looking forward to posting pictures here of everything greened up and blooming! We have some great rich compost ready to kick start everything.
- The Bradens
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