Past Events

  1. 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!

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Oct 13, 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. Sep 7, 2018, 10:00am - 4:00pm

    A full day of hands-on diagnostic samples, walks and updates by OSU’s Tree Amigos: Joe Boggs, Erik Draper, Jim Chatfield and Jason Veil and the Secrest Arboretum horticulturists, and all the assembled experts.  If you want to learn, teach and catharse about landscape, treescape, nursery and greenhouse plant health problems, from beetles to blights to botany sign up now!  This program qualifies for ODA, ISA, ONLA and Master Gardener credits. Co-sponsors:

  10. Sep 6, 2018, 10:00am - 4:00pm

    This is all about the plants, not the care and maintenance. Join us for a full day of talking plants! Presented by Pam Bennett, Jim Chatfield, Erik Draper and Secrest Arboretum.

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