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  • #bioPGH Blog: Katydids, Crickets, or Grasshoppers?
    Jul 31
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Katydids, Crickets, or Grasshoppers?

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

    Let’s take a closer look at each group to distinguish them a bit better!

  • Ask Dr. Phipps: Hydrangeas Don’t Bloom
    Jul 28
    2020

    Ask Dr. Phipps: Hydrangeas Don’t Bloom

    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...

  • Plant-Forward Nutrition Basics Webinar
    Jul 27
    2020

    Plant-Forward Nutrition Basics Webinar

    By Maris Altieri RD, LMP Coordinator

    Are you interested in leading a plant-based lifestyle but aren’t sure where to start? Watch this two-part webinar series to explore plant-based basics including common myths, vegan/vegetarian protein sources,...

  • This Week at Phipps: July 27 – Aug. 2
    Jul 27
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: July 27 – Aug. 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...

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Boaz Frankel
    Jul 24
    2020

    Volunteer Spotlight: Boaz Frankel

    By Alissa Grisler

    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...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Caterpillars on the Move!
    Jul 23
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Caterpillars on the Move!

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

    Caterpillar locomation is fascinating, but it isn’t exactly what we can see at first glance. Let's explore!

  • What We’re Cooking With Now: Cabbage
    Jul 23
    2020

    What We’re Cooking With Now: Cabbage

    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 Science Corner
    Jul 21
    2020

    The Science Corner

    By the Research and Science Education Team

    To take a closer look at what it means to go into science as a career, Phipps is introducing a new virtual program for teens!

  • Shake Out the Sillies with Let’s Move Pittsburgh
    Jul 21
    2020

    Shake Out the Sillies with Let’s Move Pittsburgh

    By Christina Hayduchok, LMP Intern

    Moving our bodies is a great way to release energy and keep us focused on accomplishing the tasks on our to-do list. The CDC recommends that children move for one hour each day by finding activities that are enjoyable and...

  • This Week at Phipps: July 20 – 26
    Jul 20
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: July 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...

  • #bioPGH: Delightful Diatoms
    Jul 16
    2020

    #bioPGH: Delightful Diatoms

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

    Diatoms make a kaleidoscope from their colors and shapes - let's explore these fascinating little organisms!

  • This Week at Phipps: July 13 – 19
    Jul 13
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: July 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...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Amphibian Development, Part Three – Caecilians
    Jul 09
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Amphibian Development, Part Three – Caecilians

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

    We may not have these animals in our state, but the story of amphibian development just wouldn’t be right without them, so let’s explore!

  • This Week at Phipps: July 6 – 12
    Jul 06
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: July 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...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Amphibian Development, Part Two - Salamanders
    Jul 02
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Amphibian Development, Part Two - Salamanders

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

    Last week on the blog, we focused on frog development - now let's dive into salamanders' stories!

  • Fueling Your Workouts With Food Webinar
    Jul 01
    2020

    Fueling Your Workouts With Food Webinar

    By Maris Altieri RD, LMP Coordinator

    Did you know that what you eat before, during and after workouts can affect your performance? Learn about the basics of building energizing and replenishing pre and post workout snacks in the webinar below.  Class...