Mercer Botanic Gardens is proud to announce that the botanical library at Mercer Botanical Center is now open by appointment, thanks to volunteers and staff members who helped restore the library after Hurricane Harvey.



Harris County Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program invites seniors 50 years of age and better on a trip to help feed Houston’s hungry at the Houston Food Bank’s warehouse Thursday, Sept. 29 from 10:15 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Peter R. Huntsman, President and CEO of Huntsman Corporation, has been named to the Memorial Hermann Health System Board of Directors. Huntsman’s appointment is effective January 1, 2016.


Help your child discover a new hobby this summer during the Garden Explorers Summer Camp at Mercer Botanic Gardens, held Tuesday through Thursday, July 28 through July 30 from 9 a.m. to noon.


Students entering kindergarten and first grade this year are invited to embark on an adventure through nature during Mercer Botanic Gardens’ A-B-Seeds Camp Tuesday, July 14 through Thursday, July 16.


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This month, the Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center (PaRC) was presented the James W. West, M.D. Quality Improvement Award in recognition of its Pain Recovery Program at the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) 2015 Annual Leadership Conference.


Discover plants that thrive in Houston’s summer heat during Mercer Botanic Gardens’ Summer Color Conference and Plant Sale Saturday, June 13 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Ten-year-old Corbin Adkins is gaining recognition in the photography world after his photo of two mating Gulf fritillary butterflies won the grand prize in Jones Park's 2015 Photo Contest.


"The Texas Promise" premiered at the Austin Film Festival this school year. This documentary begins with the 2011 Legislature cuts to public schools and illustrates the struggle we all face in continuing to overcome those losses, and how decision makers have the power to change young lives for the better.