March 2024

  • Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show: Into the Mist

    Jan. 13 – March 3

    Come out of the cold and into the mist as dramatic new displays highlight Phipps' astounding array of orchid varieties and classically trained bonsai.
  • Spring Flower Show: A Closer Look

    March 16 – April 14

    Discover fun features and fragrant flora as Phipps' Spring Flower Show invites you to take a closer look at the vibrant colors of the season.
  • Garden Railroad: Pennsylvania Through the Four Seasons


    Join us to explore whimsical, mini recreations of the four seasons as experienced in Pennsylvania.
  • Tropical Forest Hawai‘i

    Now Open

    Say aloha to the spectacular intertwining of nature and culture of Hawai‘i, one of the most ecologically diverse places on Earth, in our immersive new Tropical Forest Conservatory exhibit.
  • Make the Switch at Phipps! Green Power Drive

    Daily, noon – 5 p.m. with occasional evening hours

    Switch your home electricity to 100% green power while visiting our Tropical Forest Conservatory and you can receive a free Phipps membership!
  • Adult Education at Phipps

    See description for dates and times

    Peruse our offerings for an exciting variety of fun and enriching programs on gardening, culinary arts and more to let your inspiration grow this season.
  • A Celebration of Seeds: Twelfth Annual Seed Swap

    Sat., March 2; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    Join Phipps, Grow Pittsburgh and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh for a day of free seeds, learning and fun to get your growing season started right.
  • Online Native Plant Sale

    Order Now through Sun., March 24

    Guests are able to order from a curated selection of native plants on our website! This sale features 16 plants native to our region that have all been selected as Phipps Sustainable Plants. Order now for pickup Sat, May 4 or Mon, May 6!
  • Legacy Ukulele Ensemble Performance

    Sat., March 9; 2 – 3 P.M.

    Join The Legacy Ukulele Ensemble for a Musical Performance Among Lush Greenery and Fragrant Flora!
  • Dancing with Cinderella

    Sun., March 10; Noon and 2 p.m.

    SOLD OUT. Put on your dancing shoes for this adult-and-me creative movement session brought to you by Let's Move Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT), featuring dancers from PBT's production of "Cinderella"!
  • Garden Railroad Farewell Party

    Fri., March 1; 5:30 – 7 p.m.

    Join us for a night of family fun as we say farewell to our Garden Railroad: Pennsylvania Through the Four Seasons this season!
  • Ikebana International Exhibit

    Opens Fri., March 15

    In this recurring exhibit in our Welcome Center Gallery, view gorgeous floral displays courtesy of the Ikebana International Pittsburgh Chapter.
  • Spring Flower Show Member Night

    Wed., March 20; 6:30 – 9 P.M.

    Phipps members: Join us for a free, private viewing of Spring Flower Show: A Closer Look as a special thank you for your dedicated support throughout the year.
  • Members-Only: Orchid Clearance Sale

    SAT., March 23; 10 A.M. – 2 P.M.

    SOLD OUT. Take home a piece of Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show: Into the Mist in our Orchid Clearance Sale. Come early for the best selection!
  • Rooted in Community: Backyard Garden Forum

    Sat., March 23; 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

    Join us for a one-day forum on successful growing techniques to kick off the vegetable gardening season!
  • Color, Texture, Shape: The Art of Deborah Sudran

    Jan. 12 – March 10

    When you visit our Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show, enjoy the work of Deborah Sudran, a gifted painter who communicated her emotional response to nature with compelling color and powerful imagery.
  • Planets Earth

    Now Open

    A dynamic exhibit at the Center for Sustainable Landscapes addresses the pressing environmental issues of our time and proposes a new way of thinking about how to solve them.