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  • #bioPGH Blog: Blue Jays the Tricksters!
    Jan 30
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Blue Jays the Tricksters!

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

    Blue jays are clever problem-solvers and mimcs - let's learn a bit more about these bright blue tricksters!

  • What We’re Cooking With Now: Ginger
    Jan 29
    2020

    What We’re Cooking With Now: Ginger

    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....

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Tina Martin
    Jan 29
    2020

    Volunteer Spotlight: Tina Martin

    By Mike Macesich

    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...

  • Ask Dr. Phipps: Salt Alternatives
    Jan 28
    2020

    Ask Dr. Phipps: Salt Alternatives

    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...

  • This Week at Phipps: Jan. 27 – Feb. 2
    Jan 27
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

    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...

  • Let’s Move Pittsburgh Bingo Winners
    Jan 24
    2020

    Let’s Move Pittsburgh Bingo Winners

    By Let's Move Pittsburgh

    Let’s Move Pittsburgh gives a big, warm thank-you to all 31 schools who participated in our first LMP Bingo competition! We hope that students and families were encouraged to get moving, try new foods and do fun activities....

  • #bioPGH Blog: Outdoor Adventures in January
    Jan 23
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Outdoor Adventures in January

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

    Even if it’s cold out, though, the outdoors still are bustling with life to explore, and we still need a dash of nature in our days.

  • Chickpea Noodle Soup
    Jan 21
    2020

    Chickpea Noodle Soup

    By Maris Altieri RD, LMP Coordinator

    With wintertime in full blossom, I find that I am constantly craving comfort, sunshine, and good company. Sharing a cozy, hearty soup with loved ones has a restorative effect and brings warmth to this chilly time of year. Invite...

  • This Week at Phipps: Jan. 20 – 26
    Jan 20
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: Jan. 20 – 26

    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: Poinsettia Problems
    Jan 14
    2020

    Ask Dr. Phipps: Poinsettia Problems

    By Phipps Master Gardener

    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: Jan. 13 – 19
    Jan 13
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: Jan. 13 – 19

    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...

  • Food Allergies, Part 2: FPIES
    Jan 10
    2020

    Food Allergies, Part 2: FPIES

    By Ellen Marie Alonso Street, LMP Dietetic Intern

    FPIES (Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome) is a rare food allergy that affects the GI (gastrointestinal) tract of young children and causes severe vomiting, diarrhea, and dehydration. Symptoms of the condition can present...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Of Bird Brains and Cab Drivers
    Jan 09
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Of Bird Brains and Cab Drivers

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

    What do career cab drivers in London have in common with chickadees and crows?

  • This Week at Phipps: Jan. 6 – 12
    Jan 06
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: Jan. 6 – 12

    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...

  • New Year’s Resolutions: We’re Here to Help!
    Jan 03
    2020

    New Year’s Resolutions: We’re Here to Help!

    By Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

    The start of a new year is a time of reflection and self-improvement. You have resolutions and we have resources! Read on to discover how Phipps can help you achieve your goals in 2020.

  • Why Do You Go to Bed?
    Jan 03
    2020

    Why Do You Go to Bed?

    By Sarah Cullo, LMP Coordinator

    We all need sleep. We spend almost a third of our lives in bed1. On our Let’s Move Pittsburgh blog, we talk a lot about establishing sustainable, healthy habits when it comes to nutrition and physical activity. But we never...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Conifer Cones
    Jan 03
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Conifer Cones

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

    Cones are absolutely essential to conifers—they produce the next generation!