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Re: Rainfall Map

Correction: Texas has FIVE rainfall zones, from less than 10 to 40-50, west to east.
> We've discussed USDA hardiness zones and AHS heat zones. And then
> there's the sunset system etc. We've talked about southeast heat is not
> the same as southwest heat, especially the humidity.
> I just received the new High Country Gardens catalogue. On pg 37 they
> have a rainfall map. Perhaps you've seen one elsewhere, but I haven't
> and I find it very interesting. They show 6 zones in which the rainfall
> differs by 10 inch increments. In addition, they code all their plants
> to indicate somewhat, how much rainfall they can handle. This is why I
> don't do well with Penstemons and Salvias. I'm in the 30-40 inches per
> year zone. Marge and Gene are in the 40-50 inches rainfall zone. Texas
> and OK span 3 zones from west to east. Jim is, of course, in the 50-60+
> zone.
> I'm sure it is there, but I wasn't able to locate this map on the HCG
> website. But you should watch for it when your catalogue comes. This is
> valuable information for any part of the country.
> Kitty
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