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Paddle N Pedal Fest 2018 Debuts at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve Bookmark

Paddle N Pedal Fest 2018 Debuts at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve
Spend the day exploring the outdoors and enjoying food, music, vendors, and more during the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce’s first Paddle N Pedal Festival Saturday, April 14 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. near The Vintage at Hwy 249. Taking place across two adjacent locations, the event features recreational activities at Precinct 4’s award-winning Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve and CHI St. Luke's Hospital in The Vintage. At Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve, participants will have opportunities for fishing, archery,

Name that flower! Bookmark

Name that flower!
Related to the famous corpse flower, the elephant yam tends to have a distinct rotting smell. The center of the flower also resembles a chunk of rotting meat. Although some find this plant unappealing, flies and beetles are attracted to its smell! This plant can be found near the Prehistoric Garden.

Find Rare and Unusual Plants at March Mart Bookmark

Find Rare and Unusual Plants at March Mart
Mercer’s East Side Gardens may be closed for now, but volunteers and staff are working diligently behind the scenes to bring you plenty of exciting new plants to browse during March Mart, The Mercer Society’s largest plant sale of the year. This year’s March Mart will also serve as a grand reopening celebration of Mercer’s East Side Gardens, which has been closed since sustaining severe flood damage during Hurricane Harvey. Public shopping begins Saturday, March 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Mercer’s East