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  • Ask Dr. Phipps: Balcony Oasis
    Jun 30
    2020

    Ask Dr. Phipps: Balcony Oasis

    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: June 29 – July 5
    Jun 29
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: June 29 – July 5

    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: Amphibian Development, Part One – Frogs
    Jun 26
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Amphibian Development, Part One – Frogs

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

    It’s the perfect time to pay homage to our “slimy” residents of the season—amphibians!

  • What We’re Cooking With Now: Jicama
    Jun 25
    2020

    What We’re Cooking With Now: Jicama

    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....

  • The Power of Seeds and Healthful Fats Webinar
    Jun 24
    2020

    The Power of Seeds and Healthful Fats Webinar

    By Maris Altieri RD, LMP Coordinator

    Magnesium, ALA Omega-3s and protein are just a few of the nutrients seeds have to offer us. Learn about the health benefits of nuts and seeds and explore popular food myths about healthful fats in the webinar below.  Class...

  • Ask Dr. Phipps: Pollinator Plants
    Jun 23
    2020

    Ask Dr. Phipps: Pollinator Plants

    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...

  • The Biophilic Mind: Can beautiful nature make you nicer?
    Jun 22
    2020

    The Biophilic Mind: Can beautiful nature make you nicer?

    By Dr. Katilyn Mascatelli, Ecopsychology Research Scientist

    Do you think nature is beautiful? Or do you tend to see more brown toads than colorful rainforest frogs? On this blog I have shared many images that are aesthetically pleasing—lush forests with dark green foliage, mountain...

  • This Week at Phipps: June 22 – 28
    Jun 22
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: June 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...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Poison Ivy
    Jun 18
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Poison Ivy

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

    What can we do about that three-leaved itch-producing plant? Is it useful at all?

  • Building a Plant-Forward Pantry Webinar
    Jun 17
    2020

    Building a Plant-Forward Pantry Webinar

    By Maris Altieri RD, LMP Coordinator

    A well-stocked (not overstocked) pantry and is at the foundation of a happy and healthy kitchen. If you have the space and the means, having a core set of kitchen staples on-hand makes life a whole lot easier. Not sure where to...

  • Ask Dr. Phipps: Growing Milkweed
    Jun 16
    2020

    Ask Dr. Phipps: Growing Milkweed

    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...

  • Flexible Meal Planning Webinar
    Jun 10
    2020

    Flexible Meal Planning Webinar

    By Maris Altieri RD, LMP Coordinator

    New restrictions, disrupted schedules, and limited grocery store trips has left us with narrowed options when it comes to getting dinner on the table. Learn about how to write flexible weekly meal plans with me in webinar below....

  • Ask Dr. Phipps: Damaged Trees
    Jun 09
    2020

    Ask Dr. Phipps: Damaged Trees

    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...

  • Virtual BioBlitz Family Fun Festival Resources
    Jun 08
    2020

    Virtual BioBlitz Family Fun Festival Resources

    By Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

    While the format of our BioBlitz Family Fun Festival was a bit different this year, we hope that you still enjoyed a fun day of learning how to be a citizen scientist at home, working to embrace nature in your own backyard and...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Black Birders Week
    Jun 04
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Black Birders Week

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

    If you follow natural history pages and topics on social media, in the last few days you have probably come across sparks of celebration and belonging – Black Birders Week.