How Much Do You Know About Bluebonnets?

Texans hold wildflowers in high regard, but none is as distinguished as the Texas Bluebonnet. The flower has inspired legends, myth, folklore, festivals, family portraits, all kinds of art, and Texas road trips. Historian Jack Maguire once said the bluebonnet is “a kind of floral trademark almost as well known … Read More

Wildflower Chasing and Cemetery Searching In Galveston

Galveston City Cemetery

Galveston Island, Texas- The island’s historic City Cemetery on Broadway is floating on a sea of firewheels and coreposis this May. Known for being the final resting place of many who died in the Great Hurricane of 1900, the cemeteries are also known for the yellow blanket of Texas wildflowers … Read More

Stop and Smell the…Bluebonnets!

Stop and Smell the…Bluebonnets!

By Dana Goolsby

Palestine, Texas- Every year I go out searching for Bluebonnets around East Texas to photograph. This year I have stumbled upon several nice patches within walking distance from house in Palestine’s historic home district. Century-old wooden castles adorned with pink and white Dogwoods, … Read More

East Texas Scenic Wildflower Drives

East Texas Scenic Wildflower Drives

EAST TEXAS- Spring has been in the air in East Texas since the beginning of February.  Some people might say, wildflowers are just the weeds we have learned to love, but others travel far and wide to take in the natural beauty of wildflowers. Wildflowers … Read More

Springtime in Full Bloom at Texas State Parks

Springtime in Full Bloom at Texas State Parks

AUSTIN – What looks to be a promising wildflower season has started early this year and Texas State Parks remain some of the best and safest places to see and photograph a dazzling array of bluebonnets, mountain laurels and other blooming flora.… Read More