Community / Parks


Events and Programs

Annual Events

(Events sponsored by The Mercer Society)

March Mart Plant Sale 
Stay tuned for details regarding the 2018 event!

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.

Call Mercer at 713-274-4160 for more information.

Summer Garden Club 2018
Click here for details regarding the 2018 Summer Garden Club Workshops. 

Kids Summer Camp 2018
Click here for information about the 2018 Summer Camp!

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.