• Veggie Packed Breakfast Hash
    Feb 19
    2020

    Veggie Packed Breakfast Hash

    By Maris Altieri RD, LMP Coordinator

    Veggie Packed Breakfast Hash Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Servings: 6-8 Ingredients: 3 medium sweet potatoes, diced 2 medium carrots, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 head green cabbage, chopped 1 large...

  • Moving on to Maui
    Feb 18
    2020

    Moving on to Maui

    By By Julianna Razryadov, Curator of Horticulture; Adam Haas, Interpretive Program Manager

    It’s time to move on to Maui. We leave early for our flight, partly because of travel anxiety and partly because we are excited to leave the concrete of Waikiki. Our flight gives us the chance to see the landscape from a...

  • A Rising Tide Lifts All Canoes
    Feb 17
    2020

    A Rising Tide Lifts All Canoes

    By Julianna Razryadov, Curator of Horticulture; Adam Haas, Interpretive Program Manager

    Today was our long anticipated meeting with Dr. Kawika Winter. We headed out to the He’eia Reserve, a conglomerate of eight site partners all conducting different conservation efforts. Kawika arranges government funding for...

  • This Week at Phipps: Feb. 17 – 23
    Feb 17
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: Feb. 17 – 23

    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...

  • Aloha from Hawaii
    Feb 14
    2020

    Aloha from Hawaii

    By Julianna Razryadov, Curator of Horticulture; Adam Haas, Interpretive Program Manager

    Our first full day in Hawaii was a deluge of information. Our first stop was the Bishop Museum, Hawaii’s State Museum of Natural and Cultural History. This beautiful museum holds within its walls artifacts stretching...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Fireflies in the Headlines
    Feb 14
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Fireflies in the Headlines

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

    Fireflies have been making headlines lately - why the sudden concern?

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Rose Hydeman
    Feb 13
    2020

    Volunteer Spotlight: Rose Hydeman

    By Kaitlyn LaBelle

    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...

  • Food Allergies Part 3: OAS (Oral Allergy Syndrome)
    Feb 12
    2020

    Food Allergies Part 3: OAS (Oral Allergy Syndrome)

    By Ellen Marie Alonso Street, LMP Dietetic Intern

    Oral food allergy syndrome affects the mouth and throat, causing irritation, itchiness and swelling within minutes of consuming “trigger” foods, or foods that cause an allergic reaction. Though severe reactions are less...

  • Ask Dr. Phipps: Holly Care
    Feb 11
    2020

    Ask Dr. Phipps: Holly Care

    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: Feb. 10 – 16
    Feb 10
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: Feb. 10 – 16

    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: Groundhogs – Neither Hogs nor Always on the Ground
    Feb 07
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Groundhogs – Neither Hogs nor Always on the Ground

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

    They may not be the best indicator of spring and winter, but groundhogs are still a fascinating species!

  • Weddings Under Glass: Rebecca and Eric
    Feb 06
    2020

    Weddings Under Glass: Rebecca and Eric

    By Kaitlyn LaBelle

    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...

  • The Biophilic Mind: Relaxing to the Sounds of Nature
    Feb 05
    2020

    The Biophilic Mind: Relaxing to the Sounds of Nature

    By Dr. Katilyn Mascatelli, Ecopsychology Research Scientist

    Imagine that you are recovering from surgery and are laying in a hospital bed. Or that you have just given a presentation to a group of unconvinced judges. Or that you have just taken a difficult test that you are sure you have...

  • Fairchild Challenge at Phipps: Video Challenge Winners Announced!
    Feb 04
    2020

    Fairchild Challenge at Phipps: Video Challenge Winners Announced!

    By Emily Johns, High School Program Coordinator

    Thank you to all the schools that submitted entries for our Optional Video Challenge!  In this year’s challenge, Set the Stage for Air Quality, both middle and high school students created video skits in order...

  • This Week at Phipps: Feb. 3 – 9
    Feb 03
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: Feb. 3 – 9

    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...