• This Week at Phipps: Oct. 22 – 28
    Oct 22
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Oct. 22 – 28

    By Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

    There's always something new to see and do at Phipps! This weekly blog post provides a run-down of the latest happenings so you can plan your visit. Events listed below require no advance registration unless noted...

  • 5 Ways to Mindfully Manage Your Family’s Halloween Candy
    Oct 22
    2018

    5 Ways to Mindfully Manage Your Family’s Halloween Candy

    By Maris Altieri

    While children are cowering away from goblins, ghouls and ghosts, parents have an entirely different monster to worry about.

  • #bioPGH Blog: Ravens and Crows: The Birds with the Brains
    Oct 18
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Ravens and Crows: The Birds with the Brains

    By Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas, Research and Science Education Outreach Manager

    Themes of crows and ravens are everywhere this time of year, but beyond the fall fashion, these are the birds with the brains.

  • Meet a Scientist: Vickie Bacon
    Oct 17
    2018

    Meet a Scientist: Vickie Bacon

    By Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas, Research and Science Education Outreach Manager

    This Saturday at Phipps, come meet local scientist Vickie Bacon, studying public health genetics at the University of Pittsburgh!

  • Making History: Behind the Scenes of Our Palm Court Restoration
    Oct 16
    2018

    Making History: Behind the Scenes of Our Palm Court Restoration

    By Jessica Ignasky

    Select photos © Paul g. Wiegman; video © Lofty Views, Jado Media

  • This Week at Phipps: Oct. 15 – 21
    Oct 15
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Oct. 15 – 21

    By Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

    There's always something new to see and do at Phipps! This weekly blog post provides a run-down of the latest happenings so you can plan your visit. Events listed below require no advance registration unless noted...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Nature Within the City
    Oct 11
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Nature Within the City

    By Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas, Research and Science Education Outreach Manager

    If you live and work in the middle of the city, how can you add a little nature back into your day? 

  • How to Cook with Cauliflower
    Oct 11
    2018

    How to Cook with Cauliflower

    By Kelly Regan

    Over the past few years, cauliflower has become popular as a substitute ingredient for several carb-heavy favorites; cauliflower rice, cauliflower mac and cheese, cauliflower pizza dough… While these can all be delicious,...

  • This Week at Phipps: Oct. 8 – 14
    Oct 08
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Oct. 8 – 14

    By Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

    There's always something new to see and do at Phipps! This weekly blog post provides a run-down of the latest happenings so you can plan your visit. Events listed below require no advance registration unless noted...

  • Clearing the Greenway Trail
    Oct 05
    2018

    Clearing the Greenway Trail

    By Kelly Regan

    I bet you didn’t know there was a hiking trail in Hazelwood, did you? Many of the neighborhood’s own residents don’t know either. Local resident and community leader, Joey Hepner, is hoping to change that. The...

  • #bioPGH: A September Tradition - Science Engagement Week!
    Oct 04
    2018

    #bioPGH: A September Tradition - Science Engagement Week!

    By Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas, Research and Science Education Outreach Manager

    The Botany in Action just wrapped up Science Engagement Week here at Phipps!

  • This Week at Phipps: Oct. 1 – 7
    Oct 01
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Oct. 1 – 7

    By Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

    There's always something new to see and do at Phipps! This weekly blog post provides a run-down of the latest happenings so you can plan your visit. Events listed below require no advance registration unless noted...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Orionids Meteor Shower
    Sep 27
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Orionids Meteor Shower

    By Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas, Research and Science Education Outreach Manager

    The Orionids meteor shower peaks in October, but if you want to take full advantage of the view, it might take an exciting bit of planning!

  • Science Engagement Week!
    Sep 26
    2018

    Science Engagement Week!

    By Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas, Research and Science Education Outreach Manager

    Phipps' Botany in Action Fellows are here!

  • This Week at Phipps: Sept. 24 – 30
    Sep 24
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Sept. 24 – 30

    By Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

    There's always something new to see and do at Phipps! This weekly blog post provides a run-down of the latest happenings so you can plan your visit. Events listed below require no advance registration unless noted...

  • What We’re Cooking With Now: Swiss Chard
    Sep 24
    2018

    What We’re Cooking With Now: Swiss Chard

    By Chris Cox, executive chef, Café Phipps

    Swiss chard is a nutritional powerhouse — an excellent source of vitamins K, A, and C, as well as a good source of magnesium, potassium, iron and dietary fiber. One cup of chopped Swiss chard is only 35 calories and provides...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Some Preparation for Migration
    Sep 20
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Some Preparation for Migration

    By Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas, Research and Science Education Outreach Manager

    Some birds have quite the journey ahead of them as they migrate for winter - how do they store up the energy?

  • Phipps Continues Commitment to Sustainability With Innovative Lawn Care Practices
    Sep 19
    2018

    Phipps Continues Commitment to Sustainability With Innovative Lawn Care Practices

    By Kaitlyn Clem

    New electric lawnmowers are a crucial edition to Phipps' innovative lawn care plan. 

  • Weddings Under Glass: Beckie and Mattia
    Sep 18
    2018

    Weddings Under Glass: Beckie and Mattia

    By Jessica Ignasky

    Weddings Under Glass is a monthly blog series where we highlight the stories of couples who chose to begin their happily ever after in the lush backdrop of Phipps, named one of the best outdoor garden wedding venues...

  • This Week at Phipps: Sept. 17 – 23
    Sep 17
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Sept. 17 – 23

    By Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

    There's always something new to see and do at Phipps! This weekly blog post provides a run-down of the latest happenings so you can plan your visit. Events listed below require no advance registration unless noted...

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