April 2015

  • Spring Flower Show

    March 14 - April 12

    After another cold winter, this annual exhibit is the perfect reward for the senses, and our 2015 show will not disappoint as it celebrates the season of regrowth with a bevy of bright blooms.
  • Tropical Forest Congo

    Now Open

    Explore our all-new exhibit featuring some of Africa’s lushest landscapes. See botanical specimens never before showcased at Phipps and discover how indigenous peoples use plants to sustain and enrich their lives.
  • April Public Programs

    Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m.

    Grow your garden know-how by attending a free-with-admission class. From beekeeping to bonsai and conifer care to compost, local experts bring it all to you surrounded by the beauty of our gardens.
  • Used Bulb Sales

    April 11 and 25; 9:30 - 11 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!
  • Yoga Garden Pgh


    Join us on our front lawn for Yoga Garden Pgh, a free, family-style yoga class presented by Let’s Move Pittsburgh and ivivva.
  • Tropical Forest Congo: The Premiere Party

    April 23; 6:30 – 10 p.m.

    Join us for the grand opening of Tropical Forest Congo: a special celebration of the plants, people and cultures of Africa’s Congo River Basin.
  • Butterfly Forest

    April 25 - Sept. 7

    Watch as gorgeous butterflies emerge from their chrysalises to flutter among the blooms. One may even land on you!
  • FutureFest 2015

    April 25; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Want to see the future? Get a glimpse of the world of tomorrow through art, demonstrations, performances, science, hands-on activities and more fun for all ages right on our front lawn.
  • Members-Only BETA Art Tour

    Saturday, April 25; 11 a.m. – noon

    THIS EVENT IS NOW FILLED TO CAPACITY Take a fascinating members-only tour of the BETA Project, a new collection of art at the Center for Sustainable Landscapes designed to enhance and restore the bonds between people and the natural world.