Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m.
August Public Programs

Grow your garden know-how by attending a free-with-admission program.

Join us each Saturday and Sunday in the Tropical Forest Conservatory for interactive demonstrations, activities and speakers that will deepen your connections to the beauty and wonders of nature, all free with admission! Make an origami creation, learn about orchids, meet a scientist, sample delicious healthy foods and more with Phipps’ team of experts and partners. See the full schedule below to explore all Phipps has to offer and make plans to visit. Public programs are held at 1:30 p.m. except where noted.

Healthy Eating for Kids | Let’s Move Pittsburgh
Sat., Aug. 4 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Garlic is Good for You | Cyndi Fink
Sat., Aug. 4

Hydroponics | Kate Robson
Sun., Aug. 5

Essential Oils | Lori Rothschild
Sun., Aug. 11

Urban Beekeeping | Burgh Bees
Sun., Aug. 12

Meet a Scientist | Science Communication Fellows
Sat., Aug. 18 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Origami | Origami Club of Pittsburgh
Sun., Aug. 19 | 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Planning Your 2019 Garden | Tim Choltco
Sat., Aug. 25

Essential Oils | Lori Rothschild
Sun., Aug. 26

Photos © Paul g. Wiegman

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