COVID-19 UPDATE 7/11: Chadwick Arboretum is not closed! OUR GROUNDS ARE OPEN to pedestrian traffic during daylight hours


Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens is an extensive, urban, green reserve of over 60 acres located within the 1,600 acres of The Ohio State University main campus in Columbus, Ohio. Take a virtual tour of Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens by clicking on the photo above. Or, better yet, come visit our gardens in person. We are open year round and there is no admission fee. Pay-n-Display parking is available in the surrounding parking lots. Even our 12,000 square foot green roof garden is open to the public during normal business hours.

blooming bucks Bloomin' Bucks 

It’s that time of year again to order your spring flowering bulbs. Chadwick Arboretum is partnering with Brent & Becky’s Bulbs on their Bloomin’ Bucks promotion that will benefit you AND Chadwick Arboretum.

Here’s how it works:

1) Place your order at www.bloominbucks.com (click the image)

2) Scroll down and select Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens.

3) Hit "Go" and Brent & Becky’s Bulbs will return 25% of your order to Chadwick Arboretum.


SentinelSentinel Plant Research

Click the image to learn about the Sentinel plant research going on at Chadwick Aroboretum North. 





pondFloating Wetland Research 

Click the image to watch Ohio State University associate professor of Landscape Architecture Jake Boswell explain his research with floating wetlands that help reduce harmful algal blooms and provide beneficial ecosystem services.





Rusell Tree Experts Virtual Tour

Click the image to take a virtual tour of Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens, brought to you by our long time partners Russell Tree Experts.





signBlack Lives Matter Signs

During these turbulent times Chadwick Arboretum is proud to demonstrate support for the Black Lives Matter movement which sets the foundation in our fight against all social, racial, and environmental injustices. The bottom line is “Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere” - MLK

To purchase one of these signs click the image. 







plant a rowPlant a Row for the Hungry 

Click the image to find out how you can take a step to end hunger!












plastic potsPlastic Pot Recycling

Lowe’s at 4141 Morse Crossing, Columbus, OH 43219 takes horticultural plastics.

We also encourage you to check with garden centers, Lowe’s, Home Depot, Menards, etc. where you purchase plants to see if they will recycle pots and trays to keep them out of the landfill!




styrofoamStyrofoam Recycling

Fabricated Packaging Materials Inc. at 2109 Commerce St, Lancaster, OH 43130 accepts Styrofoam Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m

They take #6 EPS pure white Styrofoam packaging from TV's, fans, computers, microwaves, Omaha Steaks, Nutri-System coolers, etc. They do not accept food Styrofoam, pre-printed Styrofoam, or taped and glued Styrofoam



Framed PrintsBotanical Prints for Sale

Single Framed Print: $260.00

Pair of Framed Prints: $500.00

Click the image for more information. 




PrintsEmmanuel Rudolph Print

Printed Notecards

each package of cards contains 6 notecards and 6 envelopes (cards have an equal amount of both of the designs below).

1 Package: $12.00  2 Packages: $22.00

For inquiries visit the Chadwick Arboretum office at 152 Howlett Hall Mon-Fri, email chadwick@osu.edu or call 614-688-3479 

Click the images for more information. 


Design 3135Design 3153 takes on 
Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens 

Students from Introduction to Visual Communication Design II (Design 3153) being shown around Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens by Mary Maloney. class appreciated being enlightened about trees around the Arboretum as the over arching theme of their class this semester is trees.





beeOhio State Beekeeper's Association Newsletter

Calling all beekeepers and anyone who is interested in broadening their bee knowledge - click the image to buzz on over and check out the OSBA Newsletter






Forest and Urban Tree Pathology and Disease Management Online Cour

This is a non-credit, online course offering, based on the pathology component of a regular Ohio State course (ENTMLGY/PLNTPTH 5110), aimed primarily at professionals in the tree care industry, including arborists, landscapers, forest managers, and Extension educators, but also curious and interested people in the community at large, including master gardeners and private citizens. Click the image for more information.