NOTE: Masks are required for all guests ages 2 and up, and all member and nonmember tickets must be reserved in advance. Learn more about how you can join us!

March 2022

  • Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show: An Ocean of Color

    Opens Sat., Jan. 15

    Wash away the winter blues with a sea of all-star specimens from Phipps’ fantastic orchid and bonsai collections.
  • Spring Flower Show: Sunshine and Rainbows

    Opens Sat., March 19

    Everything's coming up sunshine and rainbows as Spring Flower Show returns to wash the glasshouse in warmth and color.
  • Tropical Forest Hawai‘i

    Opens Sat., Feb. 19

    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.
  • Garden Railroad: Bridges and Tunnels


    Join us on a locomotive journey through a delightful miniature display of the bridges, tunnels and inclines of western Pennsylvania and beyond at this all-new Garden Railroad exhibit!
  • Online Classes for Adults

    See description for dates and times

    Now some of our most popular courses are available to attend from the comfort of your own home. Peruse our offerings for an exciting variety of fun and enriching programs on vegetable gardening, orchid care and more to let your inspiration grow. Enrolled students will receive a...
  • 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!
  • Virtual Native Plant Sale

    Order Now through Mon., March 28

    For the first time, guests are able to order from a curated selection of native plants on our website! This sale features ten plants native to our region that have all been selected as Phipps Sustainable Plants. Order now for pickup the first week of May!
  • A Celebration of Seeds: Tenth Annual Seed and Plant Swap

    Sat., March 12; noon – 4 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.
  • Virtual Story Time

    WEDNESDAYS starting March 2; 10:30 A.M. AND 1 P.M.

    Join us each Wednesday for a 30-minute Story Time and receive a link to a fun activity that you can complete at home. Each week, we will share a new story and activity!
  • Virtual Peek Behind the Petals

    Thurs., March 3 | 6 p.m.

    At this month's Peek Behind the Petals, join us virtually to hear about the exciting research and show design process of Tropical Forest Hawaiʻi!
  • Spring Flower Show Member Night

    WED., MARCH 23; 6:30 – 9 P.M.

    Phipps members: Join us for a free, private viewing of Spring Flower Show: Sunshine and Rainbows as a special thank you for your dedicated support throughout the year.
  • Planets Earth

    Virtual Exhibit 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.