Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m. except where noted
March Public Programs

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

Join us every Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. in the Tropical Forest Conservatory (except as noted below) for demonstrations on a wide variety of topics, free with admission! From origami and oils to papermaking with plants, local experts bring it all to you surrounded by the beauty of our gardens.

Healthy Eating for Kids | Let’s Move Pittsburgh
Sat., March 3 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Learn how to eat healthy and stay active.

Essential Oils | Lori Rothschild
Sat., March 3
Learn about toxin-free living.

Origami | Origami Club of Pittsburgh
Sun., March 4 | 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Discover the secret to making origami flowers.

Bees Please | Burgh Bees
Sat., March 10
Learn all about urban beekeeping.

Growing Decorative Container Grass | Lorrie Easudes
Sun., March 11
Learn how to grow decorative grass in containers.

Meet a Scientist | Science Communication Fellows
Sat., March 17 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Meet real scientists and learn all about their fascinating work.

African Violets and Gesneriads | Lorrie Easudes
Sun., March 18
Learn about different hybrids and growing them in your home.

Vermicomposting | Beth Spellman
Sat., March 24
Learn the basics of worm composting.

It's Beginning to Look Like Spring! | Chris Holt
Sun., March 25
Learn to make floral arrangements for spring awakening.

Papermaking with Plants | Katy Dement
Sat., March 31
Learn all about handmade paper.

Photos © Paul g. Wiegman

More Events You’ll Enjoy

  • Discovery Garden Day

    Sat., May 26; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Bring the whole family to our Children's Discovery Garden for hands-on, sensory fun. Together, you’ll learn about plants and their pollinators through games, a potting station, crafts and more — all free with Conservatory admission.
  • Sunday Music Series

    Select Sundays; 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

    On select Sunday afternoons, enjoy the visual beauty of the gardens enhanced by live performances by local musicians.
  • Discovery Programs

    Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Plus Additional Days As Available

    Join us for one of our weekly scheduled Discovery Programs to engage our youngest visitors with the wonders of the natural world. All programs are free with admission and require no advance registration.