Children ages 6 to 10 are invited to become junior botanists at Mercer Botanic Gardens this summer onTuesdays, July 8 through July 29 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. These FREE one-day programs allow participants to learn about a variety of plants through hands-on activities and a tour of the gardens. Then, they will collect specimens using a plant press and find out how to identify, preserve, and display collected plants in cool and crafty ways.
Openings are limited, so please call Mercer at 281-443-8731 to reserve a spot today! Same-day arrivals will be admitted if space allows.
With leadership from Commissioner R. Jack Cagle, Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Gardens is a Harris County Precinct 4 Parks facility located one mile north of FM 1960 at 22306 Aldine Westfield Road in Humble, 77338. Harris County Precinct 4 programs serve people of all ages regardless of socioeconomic level, race, sex, religion, national origin, or physical ability. Anyone seeking additional information, or requiring special assistance to participate in any program, should contact Mercer at 281-443-8731 or online at www.hcp4.net/mercer.