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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 […]

Bluebonnet Update: 4/8/16

April 8, 2016

The bluebonnets are still in bloom, as are Indian paintbrush, evening primrose, phlox, winecups and a variety of other beautiful wildflowers! Some of the roadsides are sprinkled nicely which makes for lovely drives. There are a couple of larger spaces filled with paintbrush and bluebonnets, but they’ve been in bloom for a couple of weeks […]

New Bluebonnet Findings!

April 4, 2016

Good news, folks! We found more #bluebonnets this weekend for you to enjoy. As always, please respect private property – if there is a fence, do not cross it. Even open land is privately owned so please be respectful and stay closer to the road. You can still get beautiful pictures and you’ll be protected […]

Bluebonnet Update 3/29/16

March 29, 2016

Hey everyone! I went out this past Friday to check on the flowers that I reported on previously and found visitors enjoying all the pretty spots. Now is still a pretty time to come visit and take pictures of the flowers, so come on! I imagine that the flowers are going to start to fade […]

Wildflowers 3/18/16

March 18, 2016

I found you all a very nice drive today. 🙂 We’ve got bluebonnets, indian paintbrush, evening primrose, and a variety of other little wildflowers blooming throughout Washington County right now. We have NOT reached peak – some flowers are almost at peak and others have just come out and still have a week or so […]

Independence Flowers

March 18, 2016

I took a drive along Old Independence Road yesterday and found some really pretty flowers in the large open fields. This road has low traffic so it’s a good way to take your time and enjoy the scenery. The locations of these flowers are between Mockingbird Rd and Rocky Hill School Rd. This land is  […]

Update: 3/15/16

March 15, 2016

Bluebonnets and Indian paintbrush are on Hwy 290 East & West, Hwy 36 North of Brenham, sprinkled along Hwy 105, large patches at the intersection of 105 and PR 912, sprinkled along FM 2621, and quite plentiful at Old Baylor park in Independence. Also, there is a large field along Old Independence Road north of […]