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 gMixed greens container arrangementrown 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 new 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.


Jack & Deb Miller Pavilion

Plant of the Month

 Fragrant Viburnum - Viburnum x juddii


Plant of the Month

Viburnum juddii is a hybrid between V. carlesii and V. bitchiuense. Combining the best features of both parents, it grows to 4 ft. tall and has a rounded, full appearance. The plant flowers abundantly with fragrant, semi-snowball blooms.

Upcoming Events



21st Plant Discovery Day - Plant & Art Sale
Saturday, May 10, 2014

A premier plant and art sale featuring hard-to-find annuals and perennials, herbs, woody plants and art for the home and landscape.



Secrest AfterHours
Thursday, May 22, 2014

Topic: Selecting and Planting Trees for a Qualilty Environment.



Rose Garden Open House
Saturday, June 7, 2014

The Ohio State University's Garden of Roses of Legend and Romance, whose 1,500 old-fashioned roses should be in full, fragrant bloom, will host a public open house.



Whiz Bang! Science Show
Thursday, June 12, 2014

Presenting the program is OARDC web developer “Dr.



Guided Bird Walk
Saturday, June 14, 2014

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



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