Past Events

  1. Nov 14, 2018, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    This hands-on class is designed to teach basic floral design, using plants found in the home landscape. Participants have the opportunity to create and take home an arrangement. Pre-registration required. Fee $25.00 member, $30.00 non-member.

  2. Oct 26, 2018, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    Put on your walking shoes and join us for a guided adventure to the outer reaches of Secrest Arboretum.  Paul will introduce you to the far corners and hidden treasures most visitors overlook.  This is a tour you won't want to miss!

  3. Oct 24, 2018, 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Come share with fellow tree people and co-horts. Why trees matter: aesthetically, economically, environmentally and socially. Trees –to your health! Presented by Keynote Speaker, Dr. Barbara Fair, Associate Professor, NC State University.

  4. Oct 13, 2018, 9:00am - 11:00am

    Members of the Greater Mohican Audubon Society guide 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. Oct 6, 2018, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    Fall is a great time for planting trees and shrubs. In addition to an expanded selection of new and unique plants, you are invited to talk to the experts and explore our grounds.  Enjoy the autumn foliage and seasonal treasures! Use the link above to view a current plant list. Sale takes place rain, or shine. *Due to construction delays, the Secrest Center Open House has been postponed until spring.

  6. Oct 5, 2018, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Friends of Secrest Arboretum enjoy the best selection of trees, shrubs and woody plants at this members only pre-sale. Friends of Secrest also receive a 10% pre-sale discount.

  7. Sep 25, 2018, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

    Join us for a walk through the arboretum to take in fall color and learn more about our gardens as experts point out seasonal highlights and resident pollinators.  Parking and admission are free. Dress for the weather.

  8. Sep 7, 2018, 10:00am - 4:00pm

    A full day of hands-on diagnostic samples, walks and updates by OSU’s Tree Amigos: Joe Boggs, Erik Draper, Jim Chatfield and Jason Veil and the Secrest Arboretum horticulturists, and all the assembled experts.  If you want to learn, teach and catharse about landscape, treescape, nursery and greenhouse plant health problems, from beetles to blights to botany sign up now!  This program qualifies for ODA, ISA, ONLA and Master Gardener credits. Co-sponsors:

  9. Sep 6, 2018, 10:00am - 4:00pm

    This is all about the plants, not the care and maintenance. Join us for a full day of talking plants! Presented by Pam Bennett, Jim Chatfield, Erik Draper and Secrest Arboretum.

  10. Aug 22, 2018, 10:00am - 4:00pm

    What are the ten most important things you need to know about oaks and maples?  What are the best and most interesting maples and oaks for your landscapes, street trees and woodlands? What are the key differences between the Red Oak Group and the White Oak Group? Hint: The main thing is not sharp lobes vs. round lobes). Is oak wilt disease serious in northeast Ohio? What are oak galls? Why do red maples sometimes displace sugar maples in forests? Do all maples have palm-like leaves? Is Verticillium wilt a threat to some maples and is tar spot a serious problem?