NOTE: Tickets to our Winter Flower Show: Home for the Holidays are now available. All Phipps tickets must be purchased in advance, and safety protocols must be followed. Learn more about how you can join us!

  • #bioPGH Blog: What’s the Story on Wishbones?
    Nov 25
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: What’s the Story on Wishbones?

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

    Are you ready for the best little assortment of fun facts about wishbones to bring to the Thanksgiving dinner table? 

  • What We’re Cooking With Now: Celery Root
    Nov 24
    2020

    What We’re Cooking With Now: Celery Root

    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....

  • Nutrition and Immunity Webinar
    Nov 23
    2020

    Nutrition and Immunity Webinar

    By Maris Altieri RD, LMP Coordinator

    During times of sickness, people often seek special ingredients  that are believed to boost our immune function. Oranges, chicken noodle soup, and ginger tea are filling grocery store baskets as we enter the second wave and...

  • This Week at Phipps: Nov. 23 – 29
    Nov 23
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: Nov. 23 – 29

    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...

  • Thanksgiving Matching Game
    Nov 20
    2020

    Thanksgiving Matching Game

    By Christina Hayduchok, LMP Intern

    Thanksgiving is a time of reflecting and being grateful for what we have in our lives. As we make plans to gather in person or virtually, we are reminded of memories of the past. Sharing stories helps bring us together and...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Leaves and Memories
    Nov 19
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Leaves and Memories

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

    Have you wondered what are those scents in the autumn air, and why do they have the power to elicit emotional responses? Let's explore!

  • This Week at Phipps: Nov. 16 – 22
    Nov 16
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: Nov. 16 – 22

    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: Acorns Ahead!
    Nov 11
    2020

    #bioPGH: Acorns Ahead!

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

    This time of year, acorns are a symbol of autumn and seasonal change - let's more about these little nuts!

  • Active Apple Picking
    Nov 11
    2020

    Active Apple Picking

    By Christina Hayduchok, LMP Intern

    Apple picking is a fall tradition for some, and a grocery trip for others. Whether you love visiting an orchard or prefer picking up red delicious from the store, here are a few ways to get active with apples, and we aren’t...

  • Environmental Justice: An Introduction
    Nov 11
    2020

    Environmental Justice: An Introduction

    By Phipps Staff, with special thanks to Dr. Plaxedes Chitiyo and Ariam Ford Graver who shared invaluable feedback and insights for this piece

    In this new blog series, we will explore different facets of environmental justice and highlight the people and organizations already working in this field.

  • How to stay safe during the holidays
    Nov 09
    2020

    How to stay safe during the holidays

    By Christina Hayduchok, LMP Intern

    Halloween was full of tricks and treats, and we know that to be true this year more than ever. Regardless if you celebrated Día de los Muertos or Halloween, we hope you enjoyed a safe time with your household. If you are...

  • This Week at Phipps: Nov. 9 – 15
    Nov 09
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: Nov. 9 – 15

    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: Frosty Dreams
    Nov 05
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Frosty Dreams

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

    We have had a few truly frosty mornings now, but have you ever wondered how frost forms?

  • Ask Dr. Phipps: Leaves, Garden Gold
    Nov 03
    2020

    Ask Dr. Phipps: Leaves, Garden Gold

    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: Nov. 2 – 8
    Nov 02
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: Nov. 2 – 8

    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...