Wildflowers and Bluebonnets

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A monarch butterfly lands on an orange flower.
May 22, 2024

Beyond milkweed: creating a migratory oasis for monarchs

Texas A&M AgriLife experts encourage planting nectar-producing plants ahead of fall migration

A monarch butterfly resting on a child's finger
April 5, 2024

Spring fun blooms at the Hullabloom Fest in the Leach Teaching Gardens at Texas A&M University

April 20 event includes educational activities, games and crafts 

March 7, 2024

It’s time to embrace the power of flowers this spring

May 4, 2023

The power of flowers: How to keep your garden colorful through the summer

AgriLife Extension’s May Gardening Guide     

March 15, 2023

Registration for Plant Party webinar now open

Latest quarterly webinar will focus on importance of pollinators

A large harvester in a field of sunflowers
August 16, 2022

Sunflowers, sesame seasons fair, prices good

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Aug. 16, 2022

Two photographers in a field of bluebonnets, one crouching down to take the shot
April 8, 2022

Wildflower photography: A matter of perspective

AgriLife Extension experts say focus on good manners, good sense, good planning

Texas A&M AgriLife logo
September 2, 2021

When do I plant wildflower seeds for spring blooms?

In Texas, fall is the best time to plant

A single bluebonnet in focus in a field
March 18, 2021

Hurry up and wait, Texas bluebonnets are coming

Slight delay from Winter Storm Uri, possibly fewer blooms due to little fall rain

Bluebonnets in a field
April 5, 2019

Horticulturist: Grow bluebonnets instead of picking them

Picking bluebonnets is legal across the state, though some Texas cities ban it by ordinance.