Help us Rebuild and Enhance the Gardens

With you, we can ensure that Mercer Botanic Garden will help to engage, inspire, preserve, educate and enrich lives for generations. For more than 43 years, donors like you have helped Mercer Botanic Garden. And, since 2008 you have helped The Mercer Society fulfill its mission to promote the importance of plant diversity, natural habitats and botanical research.

Your gift helps us offer special events, educate visitors about the natural world, preserve valuable plants around the globe and expand our beautiful horticultural display gardens. With your support, all of this is possible. Please call The Mercer Society office at 713.274.4166 with questions.

In April 2016, Mother Nature delivered a significant wake-up call as catastrophic flood waters poured out of the banks of Cypress Creek inundating the Gardens, destroying blooming annuals, stripping bark from trees, crumpling large trees and leaving behind a landscape of sandy silt with dunes as high as five feet.
It became apparent, future development would have to be on higher elevation. Acquiring the adjacent acreage to the Gardens went from becoming a desire to a necessity in a matter of hours.

Now,  you can be a part of our Rebuild Mercer team.

The Mercer Society is grateful for donations of any kind and invites you to partner with us in whatever fashion is most meaningful to you. The Mercer Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in good standing. Contributions to The Mercer Society are fully tax-deductible.

To designate your gift as a memorial, honorarium, or commemorative certificate please follow the instructions after your donation is processed. Commemorative certificates are available for commemorative gifts of $100 or more, and information on engraved pavers is available under Memorials. Thank you!

Assigning your gift:

When making your donation, you may choose to assign your gift to Mercer’s most pressing needs or to one of the following five categories:

  • Horticulture—support our magnificent seasonal displays & permanent collections
  • Land Acquisition—help us Rebuild Mercer on higher elevations
  • Capital Campaign—support groundbreaking new construction in our Gardens
  • Education and Research—help us inspire and enrich audiences of all ages
  • Garden Restoration—support the preservation and restoration of our Gardens following the devastating floods of April 2016, including the Raise the Roof campaign