Past Events

  1. Jun 5, 2020, 9:00am - 3:00pm

    Never look at a flower the same! Discover different types of flowers and what identifying characteristics make each of them unique. Lunch is included in the cost of registration.

  2. May 20, 2020, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Succulents are all the rage! Everyone loves these carefree plants. Deb Singer will teach you how to propagate common succulents. Participants will receive a succlent and have the opportunity to take home propagules.

  3. May 13, 2020, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

    APRIL and MAY CANCELLED. 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. May 9, 2020, 9:00am - 1:00pm

    The spring plant sale is cancelled. We hope to see you in the fall! The annual Friends of Secrest Arboretum sale features new and unique annuals, perennials, herbs and woody plants. Vendors also offer a variety of art for the home and landscape. Check back later for annual, perennial, herb, woody and Silent Auction plant lists! Parking and admission are free.

  5. May 8, 2020, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    The spring plant sale is cancelled. We hope to see you in the fall!  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.

  6. Apr 21, 2020, 9:00am - 11:00am

    FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK (@Friends.of.Secrest) for future D.I.Y. instructions! What is a hypertufa, you ask? The term "hypertufa" refers to a type of artificial stone, and is a combination of "tufa," a natural volcanic rock, and "hyper," a prefix meaning extremely; hypertufa are extremely rock-like containers, much lighter in weight than concrete planters. During this hands-on workshop, attendees will learn about design and planting, and create a unique container to take home.

  7. Apr 8, 2020, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

    APRIL and MAY CANCELLED. 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.

  8. Apr 1, 2020, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

    NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED. Do you love to garden, but find your knees, or back, or eyesight, or...aren't what they used to be? Join Erin O'Niell for a fun an informational workshop offering tips for gardening longer with an aging body!

  9. Mar 18, 2020, 10:00am - 5:00pm

    This workshop will feature the plants, principles, and practices of sustainable landscaping for Ohio. From pawpawsto pruning, from plant disease resistance to planning your landscapes, this workshop is for you. Topics include Sustainability, Sustainable Landscape Maintenance, Landscaping with Fruits and Vegetables, Northeast Ohio Plants. Presenters: Ann Chanon, Paul Snyder, Jason Veil, Jim Chatfield. Lunch and materials provided. Workshop wraps up with a guided walk; dress for the weather!

  10. Mar 11, 2020, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

    APRIL and MAY CANCELLED. 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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