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El Paso’s Poppy Bloom is One of the Most Colorful in Years

El Paso’s Poppy Bloom is One of the Most Colorful in Years

It’s poppy season in El Paso. The wildflowers are in full bloom throughout the region, accenting the city’s Chihuahuan Desert slopes with brilliant sunset hues of orange and yellow.

Poppy Fest

Poppy Fest

Each spring in far west Texas, the desert landscape of the Franklin Mountains comes alive with a field of golden yellow Mexican poppies, and for the 12th year, El Paso will celebrate the occasion with a free festival at the El Paso Museum of Archaeology.

Find Your Place in the Sun at These Total Solar Eclipse Events

Find Your Place in the Sun at These Total Solar Eclipse Events

On April 8, the daytime sky will turn twilight when a total solar eclipse passes over Texas around 1:30 p.m.

El Paso’s Future Looks Golden with New Castner Range National Monument

El Paso’s Future Looks Golden with New Castner Range National Monument

Among the many things bringing El Pasoans together these days, nature is hardly one of them.

Celebrate Spring Wildflowers in Texas at These Festivals and Trails

Celebrate Spring Wildflowers in Texas at These Festivals and Trails

Beautiful wildflowers are popping up across the state from March through May. And while we all love our bluebonnets, other types of wildflowers keep the landscapes colorful as well, including Indian paintbrushes, Mexican hats, pink evening primrose, horsemint, and firewheels (also known as Indian blankets).

Take a Vegetarian Road Trip Through the Texas Hill Country

Take a Vegetarian Road Trip Through the Texas Hill Country

As a vegan who has lived in different parts of the country and now resides in Texas, I’m happy to see that alongside its population boom, the state has also experienced growth in its vegan food culture, especially in its largest cities.

Wildflowers Serve as Inspiration for These 6 Texas Artists

Wildflowers Serve as Inspiration for These 6 Texas Artists

From bougainvillea in the Rio Grande Valley to false foxglove in Central Texas, these colorful blooms are the muse for paintings and mixed media art

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