Dry fall may lead to fewer bluebonnets
This year's bluebonnets may not be as plentiful, and the weather is to blame.
Horticulturists said our dry Fall was the problem.
"We didn't get a lot of rain in the Fall, and bluebonnets need rain," said Dee Howell a city of Houston horticulturist.
Expect a later bloom for bluebonnets this season as well. They will likely bloom in April instead of March.
Howell said it's a good idea to use common sense when taking pictures of your children or pets in bluebonnet fields. Look out for fire ants, chiggers, rattlesnakes and bees.