Past Events

  1. Apr 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.

  2. Mar 13, 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.

  3. Mar 7, 2019, 9:00am - 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!

  4. Feb 22, 2019, 9:30am - 3:00pm

    Explore the world of shrubs and how to combine plants to create beautiful and sustainable landscapes. Lunch is included in registration fee.

  5. Feb 20, 2019, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    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.

  6. Feb 9, 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.

  7. Jan 24, 2019, 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.

  8. Dec 8, 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.

  9. 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!

  10. 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.

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