Endorsed by Curators:
The Garden Club of Houston is pleased to announce its 75th Annual Bulb and Plant Mart, October 12-14, 2017 at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 2450 River Oaks Blvd., Houston, Texas. The Mart will open Thursday, October 12th, 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. for Early Bird Shopping with a Party on the Patio featuring Live Music and Lite Bites (Admission $20). Nearby stores will be offering discounts to Bulb Mart shoppers. Sales continue Friday, October 13th from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 14th from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. All sales are tax-exempt. Admission and parking are free.
Started 75 years ago on the steps of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, today the Mart offers more than 500,000 top-quality bulbs from domestic and international suppliers. Ranging from Amaryllis to Zephyranthes (Rain Lily) offerings include over 200 varieties of Tulips, Iris, Daffodils and Hyacinths as well as small bulb favorites: Anemone, Crocus, Freesia, Ranunculi, and Watsonias. Experienced as well as beginning gardeners will find an expanded collection of hard-to-find and unusual Crinums, Daylilies, Gingers, perennials, trees, shrubs, vines, herbs and citrus plants, including exclusive offerings from the gardens of GCH members grown specifically for the Mart. The Plants that Merit Attention Booth, hosted by Nancy Thomas, our horticultural award-winning GCH member and Garden Club of America Past President, will be featured on Saturday morning and will offer noteworthy selections collected specifically for the Mart. Additional special exhibits will include the live butterfly tent from The Museum of Natural Science Cockrell Butterfly Center and the Conservation Booth, which will feature a variety of native and drought tolerant plants curated by experts in ecological conservation and education.
Shop NOW for your dazzling spring blooms. Over 100 different bulb varieties can be pre-ordered before the Mart. All pre-orders will receive a 10% discount and are tax exempt. Orders must be received by Sunday, October 8th. Please visit our online pre-order site at gchouston.org. Photos and planting information are also included.