Community / Parks


Events and Programs

Botanic Trips Winter/Spring 2018 (PDF)
Lunch Bunch Winter/Spring 2018 (PDF)
Nature Explore Educator Workshops (PDF)
March Mart Plant Sale (PDF)

Annual Events

(Events sponsored by The Mercer Society)

March Mart Plant Sale 
Friday, March 16 
- VIP Event: 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Saturday, March 17
- TMS Members: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
- Open to the public: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

March Mart, Mercer’s largest plant sale, is held each March and highlights unusual and choice plant varieties unavailable in local markets. For more information on March Mart, click here or call 713-274-4160. Become a volunteer for March March 2018.

Summer Garden Club 2018
Details regarding the 2018 Summer Garden Club Workshop will be posted soon. 

Kids Summer Camp 2018
Information about the 2018 Summer Camp will be posted soon. 

Ongoing Programs

Children's Story Time in the Garden meets the third Monday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Check in at the Visitor Center for the specific location. Free.

Stroller Strolls meets the first Thursday of each month from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Join other parents who want to get active in a family friendly outdoor setting. The stroller-filled group will tour the gardens once a month. Call 713-274-4160 for more information or for cancelations due to weather.

Lunch Bunch meets on the second Wednesday of the month from noon to 2 p.m. Bring a lunch to enjoy while listening to a lecture on a variety of gardening topics.

Cypress Creek Daylily Club meets the fourth Sunday of most months from 2 p.m. to 4 the Visitor Center.

Volunteer Program
Volunteers are an essential part of Mercer and are involved in activities including gardening, teaching, fund-raising, guiding interpretive tours, and native plant conservation. Become a volunteer in this beautiful and stimulating environment by contacting the volunteer coordinator. For more volunteer information, please follow this link.