Past Events

  1. Sep 11, 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. Sep 3, 2019, 10:00am - 4:00pm

    For those who install, maintain, want to plant, tinker with and/or spend more time enjoying, and less time maintaining landscapes. Lunch and materials provided.

  3. Aug 14, 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.

  4. Aug 10, 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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