Past Events

  1. Jul 21, 2019, 10:00am - 3:00pm

    Join OSU Extension Ed Tech Specialist & macro photographer, Danae Wolfe, at Secrest Arboretum to learn the basics of shooting close-up and macro photos of insects and flowers. Advance registration required. Lunch is included in registration. Day one: Intro to Macro Photography This introductory course will include the basics of photography. We'll cover the exposure triangle, creative (and inexpensive) macro techniques, and using your camera to capture great images. Day two: Field Session & Critiques

  2. Jul 20, 2019, 10:00am - 3:00pm

    Join OSU Extension Ed Tech Specialist & macro photographer, Danae Wolfe, at Secrest Arboretum to learn the basics of shooting close-up and macro photos of insects and flowers. Advance registration required. Lunch is included in registration. Day one: Intro to Macro Photography This introductory course will include the basics of photography. We'll cover the exposure triangle, creative (and inexpensive) macro techniques, and using your camera to capture great images. Day two: Field Session & Critiques

  3. Jul 18, 2019, 8:00am - 12:00pm

    Paul Syder will guide participants through this hands-on workshop focused on summer grafting of tree species.  Participants have the opportunity to practice making grafts and take home their plants. Rootstock and scion will be provided. Pre-registration is required.

  4. Jul 11, 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.

  5. Jul 10, 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.

  6. Jun 27, 2019, 10:00am - 4:00pm

    Attend this helpful workshop featuring an extensive flower line-up, annual and perennial walk and a series of educational presentations by Pam Bennett, Matt Shultzman and Jim Chatfield. Topics include New, Mostly New, and Old Standby Selections, Herbaceous Plant Maintenance, Key Family Characteristics of Selected Herbaceous Plants and Natural History of Selected Herbaceous Plants. Registration required. Lunch and materials are provided.

  7. Jun 25, 2019, 9:30am - 3:30pm

    “What is the gray stuff attacking my tree and how can I kill it?” This is one of the most common questions we receive at Secrest! Lead by Jim Toppin, Ohio Moss and Lichen Society, learn about these complex organisms and how to identify common lichens. Lunch is included in registration.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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