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  • This Week at Phipps: Aug. 31 – Sept. 6
    Aug 31
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: Aug. 31 – Sept. 6

    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: Landscaping to Reduce Tick Exposure
    Aug 25
    2020

    Ask Dr. Phipps: Landscaping to Reduce Tick Exposure

    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: Aug. 24 – 30
    Aug 24
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: Aug. 24 – 30

    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: Eastern Hemlock
    Aug 20
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Eastern Hemlock

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

    This magnificent conifer has been a fixture in the state for thousands of years, but in the last several decades, the eastern hemlock has been in decline from the introduction of a pest.

  • What We’re Cooking With Now: Collard Greens
    Aug 20
    2020

    What We’re Cooking With Now: Collard Greens

    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....

  • Summertime Vegan Comfort Food: Breakfast Edition
    Aug 18
    2020

    Summertime Vegan Comfort Food: Breakfast Edition

    By Maris Altieri RD, LMP Coordinator

    An unwavering truth about myself is my proclivity towards slow, gentle mornings. There is something special about wading in the morning stillness before falling into the rhythms of everyday life. Lately, I’ve been finding my...

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

    This Week at Phipps: Aug. 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...

  • The Biophilic Mind: An Astronaut’s View
    Aug 14
    2020

    The Biophilic Mind: An Astronaut’s View

    By Dr. Katilyn Mascatelli, Ecopsychology Research Scientist

    Every space movie has a scene like this: after a long, bumpy launch, our hero astronaut looks out of the spaceship window and sees, to her astonishment, Earth in the distance. As the music swells, the planet glistens like a marble...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Shark Week 2020
    Aug 13
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Shark Week 2020

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

    In honor of Shark Week, let’s look at the top five ways that we landlocked folks can have a direct impact on what happens in the oceans!

  • Ask Dr. Phipps: Mosquito Repelling Plants
    Aug 11
    2020

    Ask Dr. Phipps: Mosquito Repelling 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...

  • This Week at Phipps: Aug. 10 – 16
    Aug 10
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: Aug. 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: Eastern Towhees
    Aug 06
    2020

    #bioPGH: Eastern Towhees

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

    It’s happened the last several mornings now – I keep hearing a little bird calling Drink-your-teeeea

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

    This Week at Phipps: Aug. 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...