Mercer Arboretum & Gardens presents January programs

Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Gardens, a Harris County Precinct 4 facility is located at 22306 Aldine Westfield Road, one mile north of FM 1960 Harris County Precinct 4 programs serve people of all ages regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, or disability. Anyone requiring special assistance to participate in any program or for more information, please contact Mercer at 281-443-5731.

Master Gardener Morning: Crape Myrtles
Hands-on training on how to correctly prune and shape crape myrtles, Saturday, January 5, 8 a.m. to noon.

Master Gardener interns earn four hours of work credit. Master Gardener training is not required to participate and novices are welcome.

Lunch Bunch: Winter Gardening – Getting Ready For Spring

Spring comes early on the Texas Gulf Coast. Wednesday, January 9, noon to 1 p.m. bring a lunch and learn what needs to be done in the garden before spring arrives.

Garden Tour

Saturday, January 12, 10 a.m., join Mercer staff for a free, guided tour of the gardens.

Texas Arbor Day Program

Arbor Day comes early in Texas. Saturday, January 19, 10 a.m. to noon, John Ross of the Texas Forest Service discusses the best trees for Houston and proper planting and care techniques. Free trees as long as they last.