Free with admission Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m. except where noted

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

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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. No advance reservations are needed.

Healthy Eating for Kids | Let’s Move Pittsburgh
Sat., Aug. 3 | 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Papermaking | Katy Dement
Sat., Aug. 3

"Bountiful" Flower Arrangement Celebrating Garden Success | Chris Holt
Sun., Aug. 4

Planning Your 2020 Garden | Tim Choltco
Sat., Aug. 10

Essential Oils | Deb Bosco
Sun., Aug. 11 | 1 – 3 p.m.

Meet a Scientist | Science Communication Fellows
Sat., Aug. 17 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Essential Oils | Deb Bosco
Sun., Aug. 18 | 1 – 3 p.m.

Plant Diversity | Tim Choltco
Sat., Aug. 24 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Origami | Origami Club of Pittsburgh 
Sun., Aug. 25 | 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Botanical Art | Robin Menard
Sat., Aug. 31 

Photos © Paul g. Wiegman

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