Borrego Springs

Make the most of your desert wildflower experience

Wildflowers have started to sprout in the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, and a little planning will go a long way toward taking advantage of this year's highly anticipated super bloom.

Visitors will likely only have until the end of the month to behold a large field of yellow Desert Sunflowers or purple Canterbury Bells or sniff out a fragrant patch of Spectacle-pod.

Given the fleeting and fickle nature of wildflower blooms, we're offering a few tips to help visitors make the most of this year's promising spectacle.

To start, don't wait a few weeks to going hunting for wildflowers. Following ample winter rains, the most lush desert spring in more than a decade could...