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Take home part of the Phipps’ Spring Flower Show

Want to bring a piece of the Phipps' Spring Flower Show into your own garden? The conservancy is holding its annual used bulb sale, where you can grab two pots worth of hyacinths, daffodils and lilies bulbs for $5. Orchids from the show will also be available for purchase.

Where:Phipps Conservancy's Outdoor Garden at 1 Schenley Park (Oakland)

When:April 15, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


An ‘orchid extravaganza​’ in Shadyside

The Orchid Society of Western Pennsylvania is hosting an "orchid extravaganza" this weekend, and it's free and open to the public. See prize-winning flowers and purchase one from a vendor. (Later: Try not to kill it.) Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:Phipps Garden Center at 1059 Shady Ave. (Shadyside)

When:March 18, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

How much:Free


Learn about herbs, avoid the flu

No one wants the flu. That's why Una Biologicals is hosting a class at the Phipps' Garden Center on herbs that promote health during the winter.

Where:Phipps Conservatory Garden Center at 1059 Shady Ave. (Point Breeze)

When:January 26, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

How much:$30


The history of the Phipps in photos

The Phipps puts more than 120 years of history on display. For one day, photos from between 1893 and 2016 can be viewed around the conservatory. Docents will be on hand to talk about the rooms and the Phipps' history.

Where:Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens at One Schenley Drive (Oakland)

When:November 11, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

How much:Free with admission