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

 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 7, 2014

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

Guided Bird Walk
Saturday, August 9, 2014

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

Ohio Plant Diagnostic Clinic
Thursday, September 4, 2014

Don't miss the 81st Ohio Plant Diagnostic Clinic, open to all interested plant diagnosticians.

Secrest AfterHours
Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Speaker and topic TBA.

Guided Autumn Walk
Thursday, September 25, 2014

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