• Is Soy Safe to Eat?
    Sep 20
    2019

    Is Soy Safe to Eat?

    By LMP Coordinator: Maris Altieri, RD

    Soy is controversial in the food world. Some swear that helps tame hot flashes. Others fear that it causes breast cancer. But what does the science say?

  • Meet a Scientist: Dr. Welkin Pope
    Sep 19
    2019

    Meet a Scientist: Dr. Welkin Pope

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

    Come meet Dr. Welkin Pope on Saturday, Sep. 21, in the Tropical Forest from 1:30-3:30 for this month’s Meet a Scientist!

  • #bioPGH Blog: The Sounds of Late Summer
    Sep 19
    2019

    #bioPGH Blog: The Sounds of Late Summer

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

    We are treated to a symphony of late summer insect calls this time of year - let’s explore a few of things we are hearing!

  • Fall Gardening Tips
    Sep 17
    2019

    Fall Gardening Tips

    By Juliette Olshock

    Perennials We learned from examples of Piet Oudolf’s gardens in the film Five Seasons that perennial gardens left untouched through the fall and winter can be a beautiful sight!  Leave ornamental through the winter and...

  • This Week at Phipps: Sept. 16 – 22
    Sep 16
    2019

    This Week at Phipps: Sept. 16 – 22

    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...

  • Ask Dr. Phipps - The Bonsai Blues
    Sep 10
    2019

    Ask Dr. Phipps - The Bonsai Blues

    By Phipps Master Gardener

    Q: I purchased a bonsai a month ago (the leaves are two shades of green) and the leaves have been browning and falling consistently. I purchased a tray with pebbles to place underneath the bonsai to keep the humidity around it and...

  • This Week at Phipps: Sept. 9 - 15
    Sep 09
    2019

    This Week at Phipps: Sept. 9 - 15

    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: Of Trash Pandas and Problem-Solvers
    Sep 06
    2019

    #bioPGH Blog: Of Trash Pandas and Problem-Solvers

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

    Let's see if we can understand our masked neighbors a bit more fully!

  • This Week at Phipps: Sept. 2 – 8
    Sep 03
    2019

    This Week at Phipps: Sept. 2 – 8

    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...

  • Ask Dr. Phipps - Lilac Lament
    Sep 03
    2019

    Ask Dr. Phipps - Lilac Lament

    By Phipps Master Gardeners

    Q: I have a lilac bush that could be 40 years old.  It has always bloomed without any issues.  But this past spring all the leaves fell off.  I thought that maybe it had a fungus, I wasn’t sure.  However,...