Watercolor Technique Workshops with TD Wilson
June 8th from 9 a.m. to noon.
Explore the many techniques and magical wonder of watercolor with live demonstrations and professional guidance.
Cost for class is $35 for members, $40 for non-members.
Please register 72 hours in advance by calling Tami Benton at 281.443.8731. REGISTRATION FORM 4-13
Father’s Day Artist Show on June 16th
“Plein air” artist TD Wilson will have a large selection of his watercolors at the Mercer Gift Shoppe for show and sale on June 16th. TD also conducts classes at Mercer. (See above.)
The Gift Shop page of this website has several examples of his artwork.
Annual Summer Color Symposium and Plant Sale Saturday, July 27, 2013
Splash into summer with this one-day immersion into perfect solutions for creating a glorious garden that thrives in Houston’s summer heat! Gardening experts will share their knowledge of both the tried-and-true and the unusual plants that can give your garden splashes of color during our hot and humid summers. Participants will have a private shopping experience at our summer plant sale featuring unique and hard-to-find species. Registration begins at 8:00 am. Symposium begins at 9:00 am. The fee is $70 for TMS members and $80 for non-members. Reservations required. Call 281.443.8731 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Speakers this year will be: Ceil Dow, avid enthusiast and ginger expert will speak on the gingers she loves. Chuck Bybee from JJL Greenhouses (a wholesale nursery) will present Bedding Plants and Annuals that are good for Houston summers. Norm Arnold of Glorious Gardens will present Landscape Designs that bring out color.
Vendors wanted for this year’s Garden Faire on September 28 & 29
Artist and craftsmen are welcome to be part of a Remarkable Fall Festival set along the trails of Mercer on the west side of the Arboretum. This two-day event attracts close to 3,000 attendees. Click here for 2013 Vendor Application or call Tami Benton at 281.443.8731for additional information.
All proceeds from The Mercer Society events and fund-raising activities go to enhance the Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens.
The Gulf Coast Gardening classes are returning this fall to Mercer. To receive additional information on the classes please email MSociety@hcp4.net.