Without Bugs, There are No Gardens
July 28, 2022 – 8:35 pm | Comments Off on Without Bugs, There are No Gardens

If you want to make your garden “buzz” with bees and bugs, consider wildlife gardening.
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Spring Flower Show: Canopy of Color in Pittsburgh
March 8, 2021 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Spring Flower Show: Canopy of Color in Pittsburgh
Spring Flower Show: Canopy of Color in Pittsburgh

Look up! Spring is in the air at the Spring Flower Show that brings our signature seasonal blooms to new heights.
Don’t miss the show creating color from above, open from March 13, 2021, through April …

Orchids and Tropical Bonsai in Pittsburgh
February 12, 2021 – 8:03 am | Comments Off on Orchids and Tropical Bonsai in Pittsburgh
Orchids and Tropical Bonsai in Pittsburgh

There’s no better escape from cold winter days than a stroll through a verdant glasshouse. The Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show: A Splash of Brilliance showcases the beautiful specimens of two of the collections of …

2021’s Most Romantic Gardens in the U.S.
February 10, 2021 – 11:39 pm | Comments Off on 2021’s Most Romantic Gardens in the U.S.
2021’s Most Romantic Gardens in the U.S.

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By Brenda Ryan for LawnStarter
What says romance better than a dozen roses? How about thousands of roses, along with lilies, tulips, philodendrons, and every other flower you can imagine.
You …

Orchid+Tropical Bonsai Show: “Out of This World”
December 13, 2019 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Orchid+Tropical Bonsai Show: “Out of This World”
Orchid+Tropical Bonsai Show: “Out of This World”

Two shows open January 18, 2020, at the Phipps Conservatory, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show: Out of This World will showcase hundreds of “otherworldly” orchids plus a “cosmic” collection of …

Poinsettias and Model Trains at the Phipps
December 15, 2017 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on Poinsettias and Model Trains at the Phipps
Poinsettias and Model Trains at the Phipps

Both indoor and outdoor gardens at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, One Schenley Park | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, are decorated for the holidays.
Check out the pinpoint and “firefly” lighting in the Tropical Forest Conservatory, …

Winter Flower Show and Light Garden
November 21, 2016 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Winter Flower Show and Light Garden
Winter Flower Show and Light Garden

Combining both blooms and bulbs, the Winter Flower Show and Light Garden opens Friday (November 25, 2016) at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Built around a whimsical “Snow Day at Phipps” …

Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show
January 21, 2015 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show
Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show

The annual Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show is underway at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens 700 Frank Curto Drive, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The orchids are on display in the glasshouse, and the tropical bonsai in the …

Biophilia: Pittsburgh
November 21, 2014 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Biophilia: Pittsburgh
Biophilia: Pittsburgh

If your interest in growing things springs from a visceral level, Road Trips Gardeners, you might be interested in Biophilia: Pittsburgh. It’s the pilot chapter for a Biophilia Network dedicated to strengthening the bond between …

Summer Flower Show
July 23, 2014 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Summer Flower Show
Summer Flower Show

Road Trips Gardeners driving through Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, this summer should schedule a stop at the Summer Flower Show in the Phipps Conservatory, One Schenley Park — especially if they have children in the car.
That’s because …

Fluttering Flowers
June 30, 2014 – 10:50 am | 2 Comments
Fluttering Flowers

Butterflies and flowers naturally go together, the latter tethered to the earth, and the former free to flit, bringing both color and motion to a garden.
Many conservatories host butterfly exhibits. Some are seasonal, others are …