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Winter test 2003: Individual participant card
Nr. 004    George Higgins
UNITED KINGDOM ~ Hednesford

CACTUS ART
NURSERY

Cultivation and Mail Sale
of Cacti and Succulents.

Local Town Hednesfordsome 35-40km from Birmingham
Site http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/hardycactiuk/index.htm
E-mail georgejhiggins@yahoo.co.uk 
I live in the town of Hednesford (52:42:18N 1:59:33W) Approximately 500 - 600 meters above see level. Our winter lows are typically between -7 and -10 degrees Celsius, The ground temperature often gets down to -15 degrees C. The lowest ever recorded temperature was -26 degrees C (air temperature) at Newport in Shropshire (10th Jan 82). First frosts usually come in October, last in June. Our summer highs are 28 degrees C to 32 degrees C. Our climate is very wet with the majority of rain falling in the winter months (the coldest months) Average annual precipitation is between 20 and 30 inches.
Hednesford Hills Common
Out side Cactus Bed

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