• Learning for a Greener Future 2019: Week 6
    Jul 31
    2019

    Learning for a Greener Future 2019: Week 6

    By Cheyenne Griffin and Cody Jones, Intern Leaders

    The Learning for a Greener Future internship is a six-week program offered by Phipps to Pittsburgh-area high school students. Cheyenne Griffin and Cody Jones completed the internship last summer and have returned this year as...

  • Ask Dr. Phipps: Oh Gnats!
    Jul 30
    2019

    Ask Dr. Phipps: Oh Gnats!

    By Phipps Master Gardeners

    Have a question about your perennials, houseplants or turf grass? Worried about pests in the garden, hydrangeas that won't bloom, or tomatoes that died on the vine? Dr. Phipps can help! Ask Dr. Phipps is a free service...

  • Van Gogh Tribute Week: July 29 – Aug. 4
    Jul 29
    2019

    Van Gogh Tribute Week: July 29 – Aug. 4

    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...

  • The Biophilic Mind: A Walk in the Park to Reduce Rumination
    Jul 25
    2019

    The Biophilic Mind: A Walk in the Park to Reduce Rumination

    By Dr. Katilyn Mascatelli, Human Ecologist

    If you have been following along on this blog, you are well aware of the benefits of experiencing nature. I am excited to share today’s study because it shows the same potential benefit in two ways, because twice the evidence...

  • Breathing in the ‘Burgh, Part I: What’s in Our Air, and Where Does It Come From?
    Jul 25
    2019

    Breathing in the ‘Burgh, Part I: What’s in Our Air, and Where Does It Come From?

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

    Pittsburgh struggles with air quality, having ranked 10th worst out for daily measure of fine particulate pollution by the American Lung Association in 2019, and we regularly note air quality warnings during weather broadcasts and...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Mosquitoes
    Jul 25
    2019

    #bioPGH Blog: Mosquitoes

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

    Get ready for the itch factor - it's mosquito time!

  • Learning for a Greener Future 2019: Week 5
    Jul 24
    2019

    Learning for a Greener Future 2019: Week 5

    By Cheyenne Griffin and Cody Jones, Intern Leaders

    The Learning for a Greener Future internship is a six-week program offered by Phipps to Pittsburgh-area high school students. Cheyenne Griffin and Cody Jones completed the internship last summer and have returned this year as...

  • Ask Dr. Phipps: Get a Jump on Japanese Beetles!
    Jul 23
    2019

    Ask Dr. Phipps: Get a Jump on Japanese Beetles!

    By Phipps Master Gardeners

    Have a question about your perennials, houseplants or turf grass? Worried about pests in the garden, hydrangeas that won't bloom, or tomatoes that died on the vine? Dr. Phipps can help! Ask Dr. Phipps is a free service...

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Jerry Neubert
    Jul 23
    2019

    Volunteer Spotlight: Jerry Neubert

    By Grace Simmons

    Phipps is well-known for our beautiful gardens, seasonal flower shows, pioneering sustainability initiatives, informative educational programs and community outreach. None of our work, however, would be possible without the...

  • This Week at Phipps: July 22 — 28
    Jul 22
    2019

    This Week at Phipps: July 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...

  • Small Gardens, Big Impact: The Marker Garden, Hazelwood
    Jul 19
    2019

    Small Gardens, Big Impact: The Marker Garden, Hazelwood

    By Juliette Olshock

    Small Gardens, Big Impact is a new series of blog posts showcasing garden excellence at local homes. Published as part of our Greener Gardening series, each entry will pay a visit to one of our green-thumbed neighbors to discover...

  • Weddings Under Glass: Kelsey and Max
    Jul 17
    2019

    Weddings Under Glass: Kelsey and Max

    By Gabriela Rossi

    Kelsey and Max have had a strong connection since they day they met. Read about their love story since the very begining and what influnced them to have a beautiful wedding on the Tropical Forest Patio with a Special Events Hall...

  • Learning for a Greener Future 2019: Week 4
    Jul 16
    2019

    Learning for a Greener Future 2019: Week 4

    By Cheyenne Griffin and Cody Jones, Intern Leaders

    The Learning for a Greener Future internship is a six-week program offered by Phipps to Pittsburgh-area high school students. Cheyenne Griffin and Cody Jones completed the internship last summer and have returned this year as...

  • Ask Dr. Phipps: Mulch on Our Minds
    Jul 16
    2019

    Ask Dr. Phipps: Mulch on Our Minds

    By Dr. Phipps

    Have a question about your perennials, houseplants or turf grass? Worried about pests in the garden, hydrangeas that won't bloom, or tomatoes that died on the vine? Dr. Phipps can help! Ask Dr. Phipps is a free service...

  • This Week at Phipps: July 15 – 21
    Jul 15
    2019

    This Week at Phipps: July 15 – 21

    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: Birding by Ear
    Jul 11
    2019

    #bioPGH Blog: Birding by Ear

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

    When you just can't see who is calling, birding by ear can help!

  • Meet a Scientist: Dr. Maureen Stolzer and Dr. Agustin Cruz
    Jul 10
    2019

    Meet a Scientist: Dr. Maureen Stolzer and Dr. Agustin Cruz

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

    This Saturday afternoon, come meet local scientists Dr. Maureen Stolzer and Dr. Agustin Cruz in the Tropical Forest!

  • This Week at Phipps: July 8 - 14
    Jul 08
    2019

    This Week at Phipps: July 8 - 14

    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...

  • Learning for a Greener Future 2019: Week 3
    Jul 05
    2019

    Learning for a Greener Future 2019: Week 3

    By By Cheyenne Griffin and Cody Jones, Intern Leaders

    The Learning for a Greener Future internship is a six-week program offered by Phipps to Pittsburgh-area high school students. Cheyenne Griffin and Cody Jones completed the internship last summer and have returned this year as...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Milkweed
    Jul 03
    2019

    #bioPGH Blog: Milkweed

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

    Thinking about adding milkweed to your home garden? It's a wonderful addition!

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