• #BioPGH Blog: Deep Freeze
    Jan 31
    2019

    #BioPGH Blog: Deep Freeze

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

    Grab a fuzzy blanket and a cup of tea—we’re headed to the Arctic!

  • What We’re Cooking With Now: Romaine Lettuce
    Jan 30
    2019

    What We’re Cooking With Now: Romaine Lettuce

    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. Romaine Lettuce ...

  • This Week at Phipps: Jan. 28 – Feb. 3
    Jan 28
    2019

    This Week at Phipps: Jan. 28 – Feb. 3

    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...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Wind Chill
    Jan 24
    2019

    #bioPGH Blog: Wind Chill

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

    The concept of wind chill is actually an intriguing mix of temperature, math, and physiology. Bundle up, and let's explore!

  • Bottom-Of-The-Bag Carrot Oatmeal Muffins
    Jan 21
    2019

    Bottom-Of-The-Bag Carrot Oatmeal Muffins

    By Maris Altieri

    The United States has a problem: roughly 40 percent of our food supply is thrown away. According to the USDA’s Economic Research Service, 31 percent of food waste is at the retail and consumer levels, which equates to...

  • This Week at Phipps: Jan. 21 – 27
    Jan 21
    2019

    This Week at Phipps: Jan. 21 – 27

    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...

  • Ask Ginger: High Fat Content in Nuts
    Jan 17
    2019

    Ask Ginger: High Fat Content in Nuts

    By Let's Move Pittsburgh

    You've got questions ... we’ve got answers! Email your queries about healthy foods, physical activity and screen time for kids and Ginger will answer them here on the Phipps blog.   Q: I’ve heard...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Asiatic Bittersweet
    Jan 17
    2019

    #bioPGH Blog: Asiatic Bittersweet

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

    Though this vine looked pretty contrasted against the snow, it was actually an invasive plant. Let's check it out!

  • 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,...