Secrest Arboretum
Secrest Arboretum
Learn - Explore - Wonder - Connect
Learn - Explore - Wonder - Connect

Come Visit!


Look at, learn about, and love the plant life around you. Over the past 100+ years, we have gButterfly Benchrown into an expansive outdoor laboratory and landscape garden.

At Secrest, our beautiful theme gardens illustrate the use of style, color and texture within plant habitats to establish a sustainable landscape. Enjoy our gardens and discover plant selections for yours. Stroll our paved walkways through forests and meadows.

Avery Mullet, Peyton Mullet, Sadie Covert, Gunnar Mullet, Hunter Mullet

Check out the Fortress at the Hogs-back, embankment slide and pavilion complete with giant frogs, tortoises and more...for kids of ALL ages! Make the most of your environment by spending time in ours. For the health and safety of your children and pets, please do not play in, or drink from, ponds and water features.

 

Jack & Deb Miller Pavilion

Plant of the Month

 Bottlebrush buckeye - Aesculus parviflora


Plant of the Month

Large palmate-leaved shrub with showy white 12-inch-tall blooms in summer, followed by smooth-skinned fruit. Leaves emerge bronze and turn yellow in autumn.

Upcoming Events



Whiz Bang! Science Show
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Dr Dave Lohnes, OARDC's popular Whiz-Bang Scientist, teaches children more about science in an enriching outdoor environment.



Guided Bird Walk
Saturday, August 13, 2016

Members of the Greater Mohican Audubon Society guide birders of all skill levels.



Guided Autumn/Pollinator Walk
Friday, September 23, 2016

Walks call your attention to seasonal treasures and best practices for your landscape.



Floral Arranging Workshop
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

This hands-on class is designed to teach basic floral design, using plants found in the home landscape.



Autumn Discovery Day Pre-Sale (MEMBERS ONLY)
Friday, September 30, 2016

Friends of Secrest Arboretum enjoy the best selection at this members only pre-sale.


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