Events

  1. Jan 24, 2020, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Welcome to our second ArboREADum book club; a casual sharing of favorite plant and nature reading selections. Anyone in attendance is welcome (not required) to share! Coffee and pastries provided. "I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book." -Groucho Marx

  2. Feb 6, 2020, 12:30pm - 3:30pm

    Is it a sprucepine or a firpine? Learn how to tell the difference between a spruce, pine, fir, hemlock, and other common evergreens. Students will look at samples and learn key identifying characteristics. 

  3. Feb 19, 2020, 1:00pm - 3:30pm

    Witchhazels signal the arrival of spring at Secrest! Come discover the numerous witchhazels in the Secrest collection. Experience the beauty and fragrance of these fascinating plants. 

  4. Mar 11, 2020, 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. No reservations required.

  5. Apr 1, 2020, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

    Do you love to garden, but find your knees, or back, or eyesight, or...aren't what they used to be? Join Erin O'Niell for a fun an informational workshop offering tips for gardening longer with an aging body!

  6. Apr 8, 2020, 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. No reservations required.

  7. Apr 21, 2020, 9:00am - 11:00am

    What is a hypertufa, you ask? The term "hypertufa" refers to a type of artificial stone, and is a combination of "tufa," a natural volcanic rock, and "hyper," a prefix meaning extremely; hypertufa are extremely rock-like containers, much lighter in weight than concrete planters. During this hands-on workshop, attendees will learn about design and planting, and create a unique container to take home.

  8. May 8, 2020, 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.

  9. May 9, 2020, 9:00am - 1:00pm

    The annual Friends of Secrest Arboretum sale features new and unique annuals, perennials, herbs and woody plants. Vendors also offer a variety of art for the home and landscape. Check back later for annual, perennial, herb, woody and Silent Auction plant lists! Parking and admission are free.

  10. May 13, 2020, 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. No reservations required.

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