Click on any of the circled letters on this interactive map to go directly to a page dedicated to that garden. Visiting Arboretum North The Arboretum North Gardens is one of the hidden gems of our 30-acre arboretum – indeed of the entire Ohio State Univer ...
Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
The OPGC mission is to conserve genetically-diverse herbaceous plant germplasm and associated information, conduct germplasm-related research, and encourage the use of germplasm and associated information for research, crop improvement, and product develo ...
Horticultural Therapy Garden
The mission of the Horticultural Therapy program is to provide a community based experience for adults with developmental disabilities that enhances well being and meets the goals of our participants – increased social skills, self esteem, and horticultur ...
Bert & Josephine Kleinmaier Perennial Garden
The colorful Bert & Josephine Kleinmaier Perennial Garden was donated to the Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens in 1994 by Josephine Kleinmaier to honor her late husband, Bert Kleinmaier. Mr. Kleinmaier was a leader in the horticulture industry ...
Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association Centennial Garden
The ONLA Garden was installed to honor the 100 th anniversary of the Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association 1908–2008. The Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association (ONLA) is a non-profit trade association representing the interests of the state's nurse ...
Steven M. Still Perennial Garden designed by Adrian Bloom
The Steven M. Still Perennial Garden features a 5500 square foot extensive display of multi-season perennials, shrubs, and small trees. It was designed by world-renowned English garden designer and plant expert Adrian Bloom. In August 2007, the garden was ...
Lois B. Small and Gladys B. Hamilton Labyrinth Garden
The Lois B. Small and Gladys B. Hamilton Labyrinth is modeled after the medieval 11-circuit Chartres Cathedral Labyrinth in France that was built nearly 800 years ago. The labyrinth was made possible through a generous gift from Dr. Edwin B. and Nancy S. ...
Why Trees Matter
Trees and Ecology – Why Do They Matter? Aside from providing a visually pleasing landscape, trees are an incredibly unique ecological infrastructure for several reasons: Trees are the only infrastructure elements that increase in value over time Trees l ...
Tree Campus Higher Education
Tree Campus Higher Education is a nationwide program sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation that recognizes colleges and universities that not only effectively manage their campus trees, but work to develop connectivity, awareness, and engagement in tree m ...
Trees of the Oval: A Walking Tour
A self-guided, walking tour brochure and app are available that highlight the significant trees of The Ohio State University Oval in Columbus. Trees were selected based on their historic significance, diversity, and ecological and economic values. Click T ...