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

 Butterfly bush - Buddleia davidii


Plant of the Month

Butterfly bushes are carefree deciduous shrubs that are reliably fragrant and easy to grow. Butterflies swarm to their blooms all summer long.

Upcoming Events



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.


Autumn Discovery Day - Tree & Shrub Sale
Saturday, October 1, 2016

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 8, 2016

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



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