Head to Tomball this Weekend! Tomball Farmers Market + 2nd Saturday at the Depot + Tomball Garden Club Plant Sale on April 14, 2012

There is a lot going on in Tomball, Texas this weekend!  On Saturday, April 14, you can check out the farmers market, events at the train depot and annual plant sale.

Tomball is a bit of a drive from Downtown Houston, but it’s worth the 30+ miles because you can spend the whole day having fun.

The farmers market is located at the corner of FM 2920 (aka Main Street) and Cherry Street in Historic Downtown Tomball. Stop by from 9:00 – 1:00.

While you are in town, stop by the historic train depot. My kids love to climb on the caboose and look at the model trains in the depot. Plus, on April 14, there are a bunch of events schedule at the depot. Go HERE for information.

If you are looking for plants, bulbs, hanging baskets, yard art and more, stop by the Tomball Garden Club Plant Sale this weekend at 201 Market Street, Tomball. Proceeds from this sale go to Tomball garden projects, including beautifying the train depot! There still time to get your garden looking good before the hot weather starts! Go HERE for tips on what you should be doing in the garden right now.

March Mart Plant Sale – Mercer Arboretum – March 23, 24, 2012

The Mercer Arboretum is hosting their annual March Mart Plant Sale this weekend. It is a giant sale that has unique plants for your garden. More than this, over 100 gardening experts will be available to answer your Houston gardening questions.

Located at 22306 Aldine Westfield Road in Humble, Mercer is a little bit of a drive from downtown Houston, but is a wonderful place to take the family. It covers 300 acres of East Texas Piney Woods along Cypress Creek and showcases the region’s largest collection of native and cultivated plants.

Mercer is huge so check the MAP before you go.

Mandell Park Plant Sale – March 24, 2012

The Friends of Mandell Park is hosting the annual plant sale on March 24, 2012 at 9:00am.   Each year there are plants to buy, food to eat (usually El Pueblito breakfast tacos)  and activities for the kids.

Mandell Park is just over 1 acre of land between Bonnie Brae, Mandell and Richmond Streets in Montrose/Museum District.  In the 1980’s, the City purchased and cleared the land to build a public library.  When a new location was found, the land became an abandoned lot.  The Castle Court Neighborhood Association adopted the neighborhood and worked to renew the eyesore.  Since then, Friends of Mandell Park was created to improve the property.  To learn more about the park’s history, go HERE.

Money from the sale goes toward the long term goal of raising $1,000,000.  The plans for the park can be found HERE.

6th Annual Plant Sale
Sponsored by Tradition Bank
Saturday, March 24, 2012
9 am – 1 pm

Wondering what to do in the garden this time of year?  Check out our last post HERE.