Secrest Arboretum
Secrest Arboretum
Learn - Explore - Wonder - Connect
Learn - Explore - Wonder - Connect

Come Visit!

Look at, learn about, and love the plant life around you. Over the past 100+ years, we have gButterfly Benchrown into an expansive outdoor laboratory and landscape garden.

At Secrest, our beautiful theme gardens illustrate the use of style, color and texture within plant habitats to establish a sustainable landscape. Enjoy our gardens and discover plant selections for yours. Stroll our paved walkways through forests and meadows.

Avery Mullet, Peyton Mullet, Sadie Covert, Gunnar Mullet, Hunter Mullet

Check out the Fortress at the Hogs-back, embankment slide and pavilion complete with giant frogs, tortoises and more...for kids of ALL ages! Make the most of your environment by spending time in ours. For the health and safety of children and pets, please do not play in, or drink from, ponds and water features.


Jack & Deb Miller Pavilion


Plant of the Month

 Blue-mist shrub - Caryopteris

Plant of the Month

Plants in the genus Caryopteris are small to medium-sized woody shrubs cultivated for their attractive, aromatic foliage and usually blue flowers. The 6 species are native to the Himalayas and East Asia.

Upcoming Events

Floral Arranging Workshop
Friday, September 22, 2017

This hands-on class is designed to teach basic floral design, using plants found in the home landscape.

Guided Autumn/Pollinator Walk
Friday, September 22, 2017

Walks call your attention to seasonal treasures and best practices for your landscape.

Autumn Discovery Day Pre-Sale (MEMBERS ONLY)
Friday, October 6, 2017

Friends of Secrest Arboretum enjoy the best selection at this members only pre-sale.

Autumn Discovery Day - Tree & Shrub Sale
Saturday, October 7, 2017

Rain or shine, the sale goes on! Come ready to purchase a variety of unique trees and shrubs to diversify your landscape.

Guided Bird Walk
Saturday, October 14, 2017

Members of the Greater Mohican Audubon Society guide birders of all skill levels.