• 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!

  • Learning about Hydration at Summer Fun Days with Let’s Move Pittsburgh!
    Jul 01
    2019

    Learning about Hydration at Summer Fun Days with Let’s Move Pittsburgh!

    By Sarah Cullo, Let's Move Pittsburgh Program Coordinator

    If you missed last week’s Summer Fun Days at Phipps catch up on Tuesday’s topic the World of Water! Find out how you can fuel your body by drinking water and fun ways to stay hydrated!...

  • This Week at Phipps: July 1 – 7
    Jul 01
    2019

    This Week at Phipps: July 1 – 7

    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...