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  • Small Garden, Big Impact: Peaceful Cottage Garden
    Mar 30
    2021

    Small Garden, Big Impact: Peaceful Cottage Garden

    By Juliette Olshock

    As we wrap up the winter months, we will continue highlighting gardens of Western Pennsylvania that inspire us with their beauty and their positive impact on the environment.

  • This Week at Phipps: March 29 – April 4
    Mar 29
    2021

    This Week at Phipps: March 29 – April 4

    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: Not the Best Gift for the Basket
    Mar 25
    2021

    #bioPGH Blog: Not the Best Gift for the Basket

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

    This year, avoid the live chicks, ducklings, and bunnies in those gift baskets!

  • What We’re Cooking With Now: Shiitake Mushrooms
    Mar 24
    2021

    What We’re Cooking With Now: Shiitake Mushrooms

    By Chef Amy Reed, 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....

  • Fairchild Challenge at Phipps: Data Collection-Celebrate Urban Birds!
    Mar 24
    2021

    Fairchild Challenge at Phipps: Data Collection-Celebrate Urban Birds!

    By Emily Horner, Science Education Facilitator

    Thank you to everyone who submitted entries for Fairchild Challenge #3, Data Collection: Celebrate Urban Birds! For this challenge, both Middle and High School students were asked to become citizen scientists, collecting...

  • Cooking with Maris: Broccoli Tots
    Mar 23
    2021

    Cooking with Maris: Broccoli Tots

    By Let's Move Pittsburgh

    Cook up this tater tot twist with Let’s Move Pittsburgh program coordinator and Registered Dietitian, Maris Altieri.  Special thank you to the UPMC Health Plan for their generous funding to Let’s Move Pittsburgh!...

  • This Week at Phipps: March 22 – 28
    Mar 22
    2021

    This Week at Phipps: March 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: Marshy March!
    Mar 18
    2021

    #bioPGH Blog: Marshy March!

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

    April showers bring May flowers, but what do March showers bring?

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Olivia Zitelli
    Mar 17
    2021

    Volunteer Spotlight: Olivia Zitelli

    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...

  • Small Garden, Big Impact: Diverse Wildlife Garden
    Mar 16
    2021

    Small Garden, Big Impact: Diverse Wildlife Garden

    By Juliette Olshock

    As we wrap up the winter months, we will continue highlighting gardens of Western Pennsylvania that inspire us with their beauty and their positive impact on the environment.

  • This Week at Phipps: March 15 – 21
    Mar 15
    2021

    This Week at Phipps: March 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...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Pennsylvania of Yesteryear
    Mar 11
    2021

    #bioPGH Blog: Pennsylvania of Yesteryear

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

    Over the eons, Pennsylvania has been a tropical swamp, under an ocean, and covered in ice - let's take a walk back into the yesteryears of our state!

  • This Week at Phipps: March 8 – 14
    Mar 08
    2021

    This Week at Phipps: March 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...

  • #bioPGH: The Case of the Curious Grosbeak
    Mar 04
    2021

    #bioPGH: The Case of the Curious Grosbeak

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

    DNA results are in! A mystery bird found last summer is a true marvel.

  • Small Gardens, Big Impact: Abundant Edible Garden
    Mar 02
    2021

    Small Gardens, Big Impact: Abundant Edible Garden

    By Juliette Olshock

    As we move through the winter months, we will continue highlighting gardens of Western Pennsylvania that inspire us with their beauty and their positive impact on the environment.

  • This Week at Phipps: March 1 – 7
    Mar 01
    2021

    This Week at Phipps: March 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...