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Mercer Botanic Gardens Fall-Winter 2018 Program Schedule Bookmark

With leadership from Commissioner R. Jack Cagle, Mercer 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 713-274-4160 or online at

Name That Flower: Can You Guess This Tropical Plant? Bookmark

Name That Flower: Can You Guess This Tropical Plant?
Appearing to rise directly from the ground, this beautiful flower blooms from the base of the rhizome. Though small, this tropical plant’s bright color is visible under the tall foliage. What am I?

Recognizing Mercer Volunteers Bookmark

Recognizing Mercer Volunteers
Topping the list with more than 7,000 lifetime hours is Anne Strommer. Anne started volunteering at Mercer more than 20 years ago when her husband Matt, also a current Mercer volunteer, suggested she help at the botanic library. With her background as a librarian, the position was a perfect fit. With the Dewey Decimal System ingrained in her memory from years of use, Anne reorganized the botanic library based on systems used in libraries throughout the country, including the Library of Congress. After her