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

  • Nature Lab Open Hours

    Saturdays; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Except as Noted

    The revolutionary Nature Lab at Phipps is now open for you to discover. Drop in during our Saturday open hours and a graduate of our Learning for a Greener Future high school internship will show you around. No advance reservation is required.
  • Used Bulb Sale

    Sat., April 28; 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

    Take a piece of Spring Flower Show home with you by participating in one of our annual sales. Come early for the best selection!
  • May Public Programs

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

    Grow your garden know-how by attending a free-with-admission class. From perennials to origami and flower arrangements to papermaking, local experts bring it all to you surrounded by the beauty of our gardens.