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 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

 Blue-mist shrub - Caryopteris

Plant of the Month

Plants in the genus Caryopteris are small to medium-sized woody shrubs cultivated for their attractive, aromatic foliage and usually blue flowers. The 6 species are native to the Himalayas and East Asia.

Upcoming Events

Guided Autumn Walk
Thursday, September 25, 2014

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

Wayne Co. Heart Walk
Saturday, September 27, 2014

To raise money for life-saving research and educational programs, OARDC and ATI are participating in the annual Heart Walk.

Autumn Discovery Day - Tree & Shrub Sale
Saturday, October 4, 2014

Rain or Shine, the sale goes on! Come ready to purchase a variety of unique trees and shrubs to diversify your landscape.

Guided Bird Walk
Saturday, October 11, 2014

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

Why Trees Matter Forum
Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The forum focuses on topics including i-Tree Ecological, Social and Health Audits, wildlife, invasive pest updates tree identification and more.