Bloch Cancer Survivors' Plaza Sculptures
The Bloch Cancer Survivors' Plaza features sculptures of eight life size figures passing through a symbolic maze of doorways toward recovery. The positive mental attitude walk has 14 plaques – four inspirational messages and 10 instructive messages. ...
Pat Belisle Sculptures including Annabelle the Praying Mantis
One of the well known artworks found in the gardens is "Annabelle," the Praying Mantis. She stands guard in the Phenology Research Garden at the corner of Olentangy River Road and Woody Hayes Drive. This 15 ft. tall steel sculpture was designed ...
Ecological Engineering Society Rain Garden
The Ecological Engineering Society Rain Garden is the second rain garden established at Chadwick Arboretum. Our first rain garden was located at our maintenance site (beside the "barn" at Arboretum North). This garden was removed when the barn w ...
Lynn E. McCall Colorado Spruce Collection
The Lynn E. McCall Colorado Spruce Collection, near the southwest corner of Lane Avenue and Olentangy River Road, provides a true living memorial. Ohio State University was dear to Lynn McCall's heart. In 1949, he graduated with a business degree, gr ...
Columbus Landscape Association Conifer Collection
The Columbus Landscape Association was the first sponsoring group to donate a section of the garden. Plant materials, landscapes, irrigation, and countless hours of time has been donated by member companies of the CLA, with additional plants and services ...
Professor L. C. Chadwick Founder's Rock
The Chadwick Founder's Rock is a glacial erratic, 3.5-ton granite boulder. A glacial erratic is a piece of rock that differs from the size and type of rock native to the area in which it rests. It was carried to its current location by glacial ice. M ...
Van Wade Hosta Collection
The Van Wade Hosta Collection is the Arboretum's first named plant collection. Van Wade, a world renowned hosta grower, attended OSU and has always felt a special affinity for the OSU campus. He is owner of the well known Wade & Gatton Nursery in ...
Located near the northwest corner of the Agriculture Administration Building's parking lot, the Trellis Entrance welcomes visitors to our Lane Avenue Gardens. The Trellis Now covered with wisteria, the first trellis and the kiosk underneath ...
Mary Ann Arthur Shade Garden
The Mary Ann Arthur Shade Garden pays tribute to a very special supporter who will forever remain a legacy at The Ohio State University Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens. The late Mary Ann Arthur was an active member and leader of the Chadwick Arb ...
MFA Art Installation
OSU art student Jon Capps is completing his second year Master of Fine Arts project and has installed a bathtub filled with glass bubbles in our Arboretum North research lake. It is titled Bath Time and pays homage to that special time each evening when h ...