Look at, learn about, and love the plant life around you. Over the past 100+ years, we have grown 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.
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.
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.
Join us for the Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair - The green way to celebrate Earth Day! The Secrest exhibit features hourly tree giveaways, including Ohio Buckeye, Shagbark Hickory, Shumard Oak and Scarlet Oak.
Take a stroll through the arboretum and listen as our experts point out the signs of spring.
A premier plant and art sale featuring hard-to-find annuals and perennials, herbs, woody plants and art for the home and landscape.
Topic: Selecting and Planting Trees for a Qualilty Environment.
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.