• Meet a Scientist: Dr. Linda Peteanu
    Jan 16
    2019

    Meet a Scientist: Dr. Linda Peteanu

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

    Dr. Peteanu will be in the Tropical Forest from 1:30-3:30 pm this Saturday, January 19.

  • Top 5 Sustainable Wedding Tips
    Jan 14
    2019

    Top 5 Sustainable Wedding Tips

    By Katelyn Larsen

    As experts in all things green, the Phipps Events Team is here to help you make your wedding day sustainable, beautiful, comfortable and convenient. From the venue and food to linens and everything in between, read here to learn...

  • This Week at Phipps: Jan. 14 – 20
    Jan 14
    2019

    This Week at Phipps: Jan. 14 – 20

    By Phipps Conservatory

    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...

  • Wedding Under Glass: Michelle and Stephen
    Jan 14
    2019

    Wedding Under Glass: Michelle and Stephen

    By Kaitlyn Clem

    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 by Elle and...

  • Warming Winter Yoga Flow
    Jan 11
    2019

    Warming Winter Yoga Flow

    By Maris Altieri

    Turn on your internal furnace and warm-up the right way with this winter-themed yoga flow!

  • #bioPGH Blog: Icy Explorations
    Jan 11
    2019

    #bioPGH Blog: Icy Explorations

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

    Water has some important properties that keep us thriving whether water is frozen in the winter or free-flowing in the summer - let's explore!

  • The Biophilic Mind: Exercising in Nature Nutures the Body
    Jan 09
    2019

    The Biophilic Mind: Exercising in Nature Nutures the Body

    By Dr. Katilyn Mascatelli, Human Ecologist

    Have you ever exercised outside? Do you enjoy breathing in fresh air as you sweat it out in the sun? I’m an indoor exerciser; after an initial year of being a runner in Pittsburgh (hello, running uphill both ways on icy...

  • This Week at Phipps: Jan. 7 – 13
    Jan 07
    2019

    This Week at Phipps: Jan. 7 – 13

    By Phipps Conservatory

    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 Recipes Inspired by Your Favorite Children’s Books
    Jan 04
    2019

    5 Recipes Inspired by Your Favorite Children’s Books

    By Maris Altieri

    Transform your kitchen into another world by pairing these classsic tales with what's on your children's plates.

  • #bioPGH Blog: Celebrating Nature in 2019
    Jan 03
    2019

    #bioPGH Blog: Celebrating Nature in 2019

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

    In this New Year, let's think of ways to be sure we celebrate nature!

  • Resolve to Garden More Sustainably in 2019
    Jan 02
    2019

    Resolve to Garden More Sustainably in 2019

    By Juliette Olshock, Sustainable Landcare Program Coordinator

    Sustainable landcare is a set of concepts and practices for caring for your lawn and garden, as well as designing, installing and maintaining your landscape. It focuses on developing an ecosystem in your yard with healthy soil,...

  • #bioPGH Blog: The Case of the Mysterious Ootheca
    Dec 27
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: The Case of the Mysterious Ootheca

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

    While searching for birds, I found something a bit more mysterious!

  • Fairchild Challenge at Phipps: Challenge #2 Winners Announced!
    Dec 26
    2018

    Fairchild Challenge at Phipps: Challenge #2 Winners Announced!

    By Emily Johns, High School Program Coordinator

    Thank you to all the schools that submitted entries for Fairchild Challenge #2, “Environmental Design: Green Stormwater Solutions.” This second challenge of the 2018 – 2019 school year got students...

  • This Week at Phipps: Dec. 26 – Dec. 30
    Dec 26
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Dec. 26 – Dec. 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: Mustard Greens
    Dec 19
    2018

    What We’re Cooking With Now: Mustard Greens

    By Chris Cox, executive chef, Café Phipps

    Looking for adventure in the kitchen? Our monthly What We're Cooking with Now post features a fresh produce ingredient, explains how to find the market's finest, and includes a recipe to try at home. Mustard Greens...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Dormant in December
    Dec 19
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Dormant in December

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

    What is happening when a plant goes dormant? Let's explore!

  • New Year’s Resolutions: Do Yours Leave Room for Self-Love?
    Dec 17
    2018

    New Year’s Resolutions: Do Yours Leave Room for Self-Love?

    By Maris Altieri

    There is no question about it: the novelty of change is exhilarating. Although 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail, that doesn’t quiet the drive people get around the holidays to make substantial lifestyle changes,...

  • This Week at Phipps: Dec. 17 — Dec. 23
    Dec 17
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Dec. 17 — Dec. 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...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Mistletoe
    Dec 13
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Mistletoe

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

    Let's sneak our way into the world of a festive parasite, shall we?

  • Soup: the Perfect One Pot Meal
    Dec 13
    2018

    Soup: the Perfect One Pot Meal

    By Laura Leiden, MS, RD, LDN - Let's Move Pittsburgh Team

    Soups are a great one-pot meal or a perfect addition to a multi-course spread. Hearty and comforting soups bring families, friends, and neighbors together. Invite other family members to cook with you, soups accommodate all...

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