Events

  1. Person pruning tree

    Mar 7, 2024, 9:00am - 2:00pm

    This introductory workshop covers basic pruning techniques. Topics include when to prune, required tools, tool care and making  proper cuts. Participants will have the opportunity to practice pruning skills. How to prune fruit trees will not be covered in this workshop. Lunch will be provided.

  2. People learning about trees at a monthle tree walk

    Mar 14, 2024, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

    Monthly tree walks feature all things trees.  A variety of topics will be covered, including proper selection and planting, insect pests and diseases. Please dress for the weather. Walks will cover large trees and small trees within the arboretum. These walks are led by arboretum staff. Registration encourage but not required.

  3. Ohio Landscape Plant Symposium

    Mar 22, 2024, 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Kick-off spring with a full-day horticultural extravaganza at Secrest Arboretum featuring nationally-recognized speakers. If you love plants like we do, this is an event you can’t miss!

  4. People learning about trees at a monthle tree walk

    Apr 11, 2024, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

    Monthly tree walks feature all things trees.  A variety of topics will be covered, including proper selection and planting, insect pests and diseases. Please dress for the weather. Walks will cover large trees and small trees within the arboretum. These walks are led by arboretum staff. Registration encourage but not required.

  5. Ruby Tears Crabapple

    Apr 19, 2024, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

    Enjoy a guided walk through the largest crabapple collection in the United States. We will learn about top plants, diseases, and phenology.

  6. People learning about trees at a monthle tree walk

    May 9, 2024, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

    Monthly tree walks feature all things trees.  A variety of topics will be covered, including proper selection and planting, insect pests and diseases. Please dress for the weather. Walks will cover large trees and small trees within the arboretum. These walks are led by arboretum staff. Registration encourage but not required.

  7. People buying plants at Plant Discovery Day

    May 10, 2024, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Friends of Secrest Arboretum enjoy the best selection of annuals, perennials and herbs at this members only pre-sale. Friends of Secrest also receive a 10% pre-sale discount. Join Friends of Secrest Arboretum today to shop this sale.

  8. People buying plants at Plant Discovery Day

    May 11, 2024, 9:00am - 1:00pm

    The annual Friends of Secrest Arboretum sale features new and unique annuals, perennials, herbs and woody plants. Our annual, perennial, herb, and woody plant lists is listed below! Parking and admission are free. Plant list coming in April.

  9. Music in the Arboretum

    May 31, 2024, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

    Alla Boara: Italian Folk Songs

  10. People Enjoying Secrest Garden Fair in 2022

    Jun 8, 2024, 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Handcrafted birdhouses, custom metal art, recycled treasures, awesome pottery and much more will be featured at the Secrest Garden Fair on Saturday, June 8 at Secrest Arboretum in Wooster, Ohio. The free event will also feature local food vendors, activities for children, and Master Gardener-lead tours of the arboretum, gardening workshops, and a raffle. And don't forget to bring your plant and gardening questions for our Master Gardeners to answer. The Secrest Garden Fair will feature over 50 vendors in 2024.

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