Past Events

  1. May 12, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm

    A premier plant and art sale featuring hard-to-find annuals and perennials, herbs, woody plants and art for the home and landscape.  Children will enjoy the Bug Zoo and free tomato plant. Open to the public. Parking and admission are free. All proceeds support arboretum programing - research, education, outreach, and natural beauty.

  2. May 11, 2018, 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.

  3. Apr 27, 2018, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

    Take a stroll through the arboretum and listen as our experts point out the signs of spring. Keep and eye out for early bloomers. Parking and admission are free. Dress for the weather.

  4. Apr 14, 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. Apr 10, 2018, 9:00am - 11:00am

    Not sure if it is a good plant or a bad plant? Come to the winter weed ID class and find out! This class covers identification of common winter annuals, and control options for them. Time will be spent outside in the gardens, so come dressed for the weather! Registration required. Fee: $10.00 member, $15.00 non-member.

  6. Mar 23, 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. Registration required. Fee $25.00 member, $30.00 non-member.

  7. Mar 8, 2018, 8:00am - 12:00pm

    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. Fruit tree pruning will not be covered. Fee $25.00 member, $30.00 non-member. Register today!

  8. Feb 23, 2018, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

    On this late-February walk, enjoy winter scenes of Witchhazel, Lenten Rose, colorful conifers, native grasses and Parrotia. Witchhazels are stealing the show in Secrest! Experience the season’s best flowers and fragrances. Please dress for the weather.

  9. Feb 10, 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.

  10. Feb 1, 2018, 8:00am - 12:00pm

    Learn the what, why and how behind the art of plant grafting. This hands-on workshop allows participants to practice various grafting techniques. Rootstock and scion will be provided. Participants can take grafted plants home to nurture. Registration fee: $35.00 member, $45.00 non-member. Pre-registration required.

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