April 2018

  • Spring Flower Show: Scents of Wonder

    Opens Sat., March 10

    Get nose-to-petal with thousands of aromatic lilies, tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and more spring favorites as they fill the glasshouse with color and fragrance.
  • Butterfly Forest

    Opens Sat., April 21

    Watch as gorgeous butterflies emerge from their chrysalises to flutter among the blooms. One may even land on you!
  • Tropical Forest Cuba

    Opens Sat., Feb. 10

    Join us for a vibrant showcase of the ecology and culture of Cuba, one of the most richly biodiverse nations on Earth. See botanical specimens never before showcased at Phipps, discover the lively culture and bright-hued architecture, and explore the unique relationships between...
  • Used Bulb Sale

    Saturdays, March 24, April 7 and April 21; 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!
  • Party in the Tropics

    Fridays, March 2, April 13 and May 4; 7 – 11 p.m. (Ages 21+)

    Make our paradise your own as you indulge in sweet and savory morsels, taste unique cocktails, and dance to the beats of a live DJ in our Tropical Forest Conservatory. Entry is free with Conservatory admission.
  • April 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 perfect pansies to forest flora, local experts bring it all to you surrounded by the beauty of our gardens.
  • 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.
  • SEED Classroom and Observational Beehive Open Hours

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

    Phipps' revolutionary new SEED Classroom and observational beehive are 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.