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The latest news from the Kingwood Connection.

 

 

HCPL Kicks Off Summer Programs at Mercer

HCPL Kicks Off Summer Programs at Mercer

Children and teens are invited to participate in Harris County Public Library (HCPL) services this summer at Precinct 4’s Mercer Botanic Gardens.

 

Townsen Park and Ride Trail Benefits Kingwood Residents

Townsen Park and Ride Trail Benefits Kingwood Residents

City of Houston residents have long enjoyed the ability to hop on a bike and catch a bus to locations across the city. One day, Kingwood residents may have a similar opportunity.

 

Mercer Botanic Gardens Opens New Children’s Garden

Mercer Botanic Gardens Opens New Children’s Garden

Children and families are invited to visit the new Children’s Garden at Mercer Botanic Gardens.

 

Mercer Botanic Gardens Summer 2018 Program Schedule

Mercer Botanic Gardens Summer 2018 Program Schedule

Mercer Botanical Gardens has a slate of exciting activities planned for summer gardening enthusiasts.

 

Children’s Garden Opening at Mercer

Children’s Garden Opening at Mercer

Mercer’s excited to dedicate an area to some of its smallest patrons.

 

Mercer’s Shakespeare Garden

Mercer’s Shakespeare Garden

Shakespeare’s famous for his colorful characters and timeless themes, but plant-lovers have another reason to love him: the Shakespeare gardens he created and immortalized.

 

Mercer Gardens Herbarium Provides Glimpse into the Past

Mercer Gardens Herbarium Provides Glimpse into the Past

Did you know that Mercer Botanic Gardens offers more than stunning garden views? Behind the scenes, Mercer has a thriving research center boasting a growing collection of pressed and dried plant samples, known to botanists as a herbarium.

 

Fruit and Nut Trees Available Along the Greenway

Fruit and Nut Trees Available Along the Greenway

A walk along the Spring Creek Greenway trails may one day yield more than just fresh air. Last summer, Commissioner Cagle began a new initiative aimed at restoring native fruit and nut trees along the greenway for families and wildlife to enjoy. 

 

Aquatics Lab Opens at Jones Park

Aquatics Lab Opens at Jones Park

Texas waterways are teeming with life. Now, Jones Park visitors will get a chance to explore this hidden world at the park’s new Turtle Pond Aquatics Lab.