Florescence: Time, April 16, 17, 2019

The Garden Club of Houston and River Oaks Garden Club presented the first Florescence at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in 1995. Since then, Florescence has been held biennially in the spring at the Museum. Florescence is a Major Flower Show, accredited by The Garden Club of America, a status it was accorded at its inception in 1995. Every Florescence incorporates several classes of Floral Design, Botanical Arts, Horticultural Specimens, Horticultural Design, Photography and Needle Arts. Talented designers, gardeners and artists from The Garden Club of America member clubs may enter or exhibit at this show, and it is open to the public to enjoy. There are also special exhibits by invitation and a conservation exhibit that relates to the show theme.

Florescence: Time is scheduled for April 16-17, 2019 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

MCMGA Spring Plant Sale March 23, 2019

Looks like spring has arrived! The first blooms of the season can be seen all around our area from Red Bud trees and Dogwoods, plus the annual tree pollen has arrived. This year your friends at the Montgomery County Master Gardener Association have been working to bring you some beautiful plants, so don’t miss out.

The sale is Saturday, March 23rd, from 9:00 am until 12:00 noon. Come early to hear the presale program at 8:00 am by Michael Potter, Horticulture Agent.

Regardless of our unpredictable Texas weather, you are sure to find everything you need to inspire you for that spring garden – whether you are planting vegetables, flowers, fruits and berries or trees. Come early for the best selection of your favorites, and be sure to look for several new plants being introduced.

The MCMGA Spring Plant Sale, more info and plant lists

Mercer March Mart 2019, March 15-16

March Mart 2019!
March 15 @ 8:00 am – March 16 @ 4:00 pm

Our spring plant extravaganza makes its annual appearance on Friday and Saturday, March 15 & 16, 2019. The VIP Preview Sale and Reception will take place Thursday evening, March 14, 2019. This is a must-attend event of the spring season …mark your calendars now, so you do not miss it. More details will unfold in this space in the months ahead. March Mart 2019.

See Mercer Society for more details

The Woodlands Arbor Day Tree GiveAway Jan 26, 2019

Many of the trees in our gardens came from previous ArborDay events

Calling all green thumb gardeners! Make plans to pick up your free tree seedlings when The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) hosts The Woodlands® Arbor Day Tree Pickup on Saturday, January 26 from 10 am until 2 pm at Hughes Landing, the dynamic mixed-use development on Lake Woodlands.

Since 1977, the developer has given away more than 1.5 million tree seedlings at Arbor Day. This year, more than 44,000 tree seedlings will be handed out, representing nine varieties including Bald Cypress, Laurel Oak, Live Oak, Loblolly Pine, Overcup Oak, River Birch, Sawtooth Oak , Silky Dogwood and Water Oak.

“We are pleased to continue the popular tradition of Arbor Day in The Woodlands, which enriches the natural beauty of the community. Residents and visitors are encouraged to collect their tree seedlings and plant them at their home or in reserves and forested preserves,” said Heath Melton, Vice President, Master Planned Communities, Residential for The Howard Hughes Corporation. “Enjoy your Saturday visit to the pedestrian-friendly Hughes Landing even further with some shopping at retailers, lunch at Restaurant Row and indulgence of sweet treats.”

Location
Hughes Landing
The Woodlands, TX

Urban Harvest Fruit and Nut Tree Sale Feb 9, 2019

19th Annual Fruit Tree Sale

Saturday, Feb. 9 | 9am-1pm
Sawyer Yards | 2101 Winter Street

The largest single-day fruit tree sale in the country featuring over 100 varieties of fruit trees that are suited to the climate and soils of the greater Houston area.

NOTE: Citrus may only be transported to Harris, Montgomery & Fort Bend Counties. Many varieties of citrus will be available at our 2019 Fruit Tree Sale. Maintaining healthy trees will protect your citrus from greening.