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Bluebonnet Peak is Here

March 27, 2017

We’ve been watching closely and have determined that the bluebonnets have peaked in Washington County. There may be some newer blooms, but the areas we’ve already reported on are at peak or just beyond now. The ones in Brenham are definitely fading, or starting to fade. If you haven’t come yet, you’ll want to do […]

Wildflowers – March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017

The wildflowers and bluebonnets are looking really nice! Now is the time to come! The weather has turned warmer again, but as long as it doesn’t get TOO hot, the flowers should stick around for another couple of weeks. Consult the Wildflower Map for details on where we know the flowers are. Here’s the recap […]

Brenham Bluebonnets

March 16, 2017

Just took a drive around a couple parts of the county today. Found some flowers at various stages of bloom. Consult the map for a visual of specific locations. Here’s the scoop…. BRENHAM: Behind LaQuinta on Wood Ridge Blvd In front of Denny’s on Hwy 36 South Behind the car wash across the street from […]

Wildflower Update 3/10/17

March 6, 2017

The flowers are blooming, some areas more than others. But the recent rain will certainly bring more! Here’s what I found over the weekend… Bluebonnets are on Hwy 290 West, from Brenham to FM 2679 – these are along the embankments and in the median, so enjoy from the car! Bluebonnets are blooming in Brenham […]

Bluebonnet Update

February 28, 2017

The bluebonnets are definitely blooming, but not plentiful yet. We’ve updated the map for you to spot some while driving, but do not have recommended “get out” locations as of Feb 28. Other flowers have been seen on the same roads, including Indian paintbrush, evening primrose, coreopsis, and even our not-so-friendly bastard cabbage. We’ll start […]

Bluebonnets On the Way

February 24, 2017

It’s that time of year again! The rolling hills of Washington County are greening up and the wildflowers are poking through – including bluebonnets! We’ve seen them in town at private residences, and we’ve seen them in the median of Hwy 290 East on the edge of town, but we’ve just received a report of […]

Spring 2017 is on its Way!

February 6, 2017

It may only be February, but the wildflowers will be here before we know it! We are working on the website right now so that you will be well informed as soon as the bluebonnets, Indian paintbrush and other beautiful wildflowers start blooming. New this year … *drumroll* …  We have an app! The Visit […]

Download our App!

November 17, 2016

Planning the perfect day in Brenham just got easier! We’re excited to unveil the Brenham Travel Guide on our site, AND free downloadable app! Both are synced and provide an interactive way to map out everything you want to see in & around Brenham. Designed with our partners at Visit Widget, this tool provides a […]

2016 Bluebonnet Season

April 19, 2016

The bluebonnet season for 2016 is coming to a close. We had a decent showing of bluebonnets along with Indian paintbrush, evening primrose, winecups, coreopsis, Mexican hat, verbena and more. This year seemed to be the year of the paintbrush more than anything though. We hope you were able to get out and enjoy the […]

Bluebonnet Update, 4/14/16

April 14, 2016

The bluebonnets are on their way out now. There are still a couple of larger spaces of blooms, but they’ve hit peak and are starting to look faded and weathered. Paintbrush is still fairly strong in some areas and evening primrose has exploded. There are also a variety of yellow wildflowers blooming and Indian blanket […]