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  • #bioPGH: The Secret Life of Seeds
    Feb 25
    2021

    #bioPGH: The Secret Life of Seeds

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

    From fires to guts, what are some of the weird and quirky seed needs out there? Let's explore!

  • Game Ideas for a Virtual Playdate
    Feb 23
    2021

    Game Ideas for a Virtual Playdate

    By Sarah Cullo, LMP Program Coordinator

    Social Distancing is still the name of the game! But we have a year of experience, coming up with creative and clever ways to get active and be social. Host a virtual playdate that is truly interactive with these games made...

  • This Week at Phipps: Feb. 22 – 28
    Feb 22
    2021

    This Week at Phipps: Feb. 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...

  • The Making of The Hidden Life of Trolls Part 1: From Folklore to Phipps
    Feb 19
    2021

    The Making of The Hidden Life of Trolls Part 1: From Folklore to Phipps

    By Jenna Bodnar, Communications Manager

    In this blog series, go behind the scenes to discover how Summer Flower Show: The Hidden Life of Trolls came to be.

  • #bioPGH: Not a Fish Out of Water - A Fish in the Winter!
    Feb 18
    2021

    #bioPGH: Not a Fish Out of Water - A Fish in the Winter!

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

    What happens to fish in the winter time? Let's explore!

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Ben Guthrie
    Feb 16
    2021

    Volunteer Spotlight: Ben Guthrie

    By Abby Krick

    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...

  • This Week at Phipps: Feb. 15 – 21
    Feb 15
    2021

    This Week at Phipps: Feb. 15 – 21

    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...

  • Small Gardens, Big Impact: Colorful Micro-Garden
    Feb 12
    2021

    Small Gardens, Big Impact: Colorful Micro-Garden

    By Juliette Olshock

    As the growing season comes to a close, we will be highlighting gardens of Western Pennsylvania that inspire us with their beauty and their positive impact on the environment.

  • Plant-Forward Plates with the UPMC Health Plan
    Feb 12
    2021

    Plant-Forward Plates with the UPMC Health Plan

    By Maris Altieri RD, LMP Coordinator

    Are you interested in creating vegetarian or vegan meals but aren’t sure where to start? Enjoy this recording of our Plant-Forward Plates class offered in December with the UPMC Health Plan. This 30 minute class includes a...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Skunk Cabbages - The Late Winter Stinker
    Feb 11
    2021

    #bioPGH Blog: Skunk Cabbages - The Late Winter Stinker

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

    Even before the winter-spring lines begin to blur, skunk cabbages remind us of the season to come!

  • This Week at Phipps: Feb. 8 – 14
    Feb 08
    2021

    This Week at Phipps: Feb. 8 – 14

    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...

  • Veggie Stuffed Nachos with Cashew Queso and Green Sauce
    Feb 05
    2021

    Veggie Stuffed Nachos with Cashew Queso and Green Sauce

    By Maris Altieri RD, LMP Coordinator

    Confession: I'm terrible at following recipes. Cookbooks serve as makeshift tofu presses and dust collectors in my kitchen. My bookmarks folder is packed with links to different food blogs, only to be untouched good intentions....

  • #bioPGH Blog: Coopers, and Sharpies, and Merlins - Oh My!
    Feb 04
    2021

    #bioPGH Blog: Coopers, and Sharpies, and Merlins - Oh My!

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

    Are there any birds of prey that you have trouble distinguishing on site? Here are mine!

  • This Week at Phipps: Feb. 1 – 7
    Feb 01
    2021

    This Week at Phipps: Feb. 1 – 7

    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 otherwise....