Past Events

  1. Jun 19, 2019, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Guided arboretum walks call your attention to seasonal treasures and best practices for the landscape. Come enjoy the afternoon with us! Please dress for the weather.

  2. Jun 13, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

    Dr. Dave Lohnes, OARDC's popular Whiz-Bang Scientist, teaches children about science and the natural world in an enriching outdoor environment. The 2019 season features: Under Pressure, Moon Landing and Egg-streme Science.  Shows are fun for the entire family! Parking and admission are free. The show is cancelled in the event of severe weather.

  3. Jun 12, 2019, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    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.

  4. Jun 8, 2019, 9:00am - 11:00am

    Members of the Greater Mohican Audubon Society guided birders of all skill levels. Spot birds, learn their calls and discover their habitats in the arboretum. Parking and admission are free. Please dress for the weather.

  5. Jun 7, 2019, 9:30am - 3:30pm

    Which Hydrangea is best for me? There are so many hydrangeas on the market today; knowing which varieties to buy can be overwhelming. Let us eliminate some of the confusion! Lunch is included in the cost of registration.

  6. May 22, 2019, 9:30am - 3:00pm

    This workshop combines both herb gardening and perennial gardening. Dr. Laura Deeter, ATI, will share tips for selecting and growing both herbs and perennials. Gardeners of all skill levels are invited. 

  7. May 18, 2019, 10:30am - 11:30am

    The Wilderness Center was awarded a grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife to provide children and their parents with motivating outdoor activities that increase awareness of the diversity, complexity and beauty of nature.

  8. May 11, 2019, 9:00am - 1:00pm

    This year, the Friends of Secrest Arboretum's Plant Discovery Day sale coincides with the grand opening of the Secrest Welcome & Education Center! The Plant Sale and Secrest Welcome Center are open to visitors from 9:00am-1:00pm. In addition to a tantalizing selection of new and unique plants, you are invited to explore our new orientation space, offices, and classrooms.  We will also be offering an exciting lineup of Whiz Bang Science activities, "Ferris" Buehler and Flamingo Jack's food trucks, and Arboretum tours. Click here for the

  9. May 10, 2019, 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.

  10. May 8, 2019, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    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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