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 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 children and pets, please do not play in, or drink from, ponds and water features.
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.
There are lots of insects on your plants.
Dr Dave Lohnes, OARDC's popular Whiz-Bang Scientist, teaches children more about science in an enriching outdoor environment.
Members of the Greater Mohican Audubon Society guide birders of all skill levels.
Walks call your attention to seasonal treasures and best practices for your landscape.
This hands-on class is designed to teach basic floral design, using plants found in the home landscape.