Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m.
February Public Programs

Grow your garden know-how by attending a free-with-admission class.

Join us every Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. in the Tropical Forest Conservatory (except as noted below) for demonstrations on a wide variety of topics, free with admission! From orchid and bonsai care to origami, local experts bring it all to you surrounded by the beauty of our gardens.

Healthy Eating for Kids | Let’s Move Pittsburgh
Sat., Feb. 4 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Get smart eating and activity tips.

Orchids | Dave Miller
Sat., Feb. 4
Celebrate your orchid’s first birthday!

Origami | Origami Club of Pittsburgh
Sun., Feb. 5 | 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Make origami flowers.

Bonsai | Kevin Haughey
Sat., Feb. 11
Receive expert advice on training bonsai.

Early Spring Floral Design | Lorrie Easudes
Sun., Feb. 12
Arrange a floral design using early bloomers.

Tropical Forest Congo Festival | Sat., Feb. 18 | 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Celebrate our tropical forest exhibit.

Orchid Repotting 101 | Tim Choltco
Sun., Feb. 19
Learn the basics of repotting orchids.

Advanced Orchid Growing | Demetria Marsh
Sat., Feb. 25
Build your orchid collection.

African Foods | Ola Appetit Catering
Sun., Feb. 26
Learn how African food has been translated in the Americas.

Photos © Paul g. Wiegman

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    Fridays, April 21 and 28 only

    Friday evenings, we're reinventing date night as our award-winning Café Phipps transforms into a gourmet restaurant. A delicious four-course meal provides the perfect prelude to a romantic stroll through the moonlit conservatory.
  • March 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 origami to bonsai and home décor to compost, local experts bring it all to you surrounded by the beauty of our gardens.
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