May 3: Great Plant Auction

Great Plant Auction
   On May 3, a week before May Market, Phipps Garden Center in Mellon Park will be transformed into an auction house where plant lovers can bid on many sought-after trees, shrubs and perennials, as well as unique garden accessories for the home. Benefiting Phipps’ dynamic education programs, this lively annual sale is supported by local garden centers, businesses and specialty mail-order nurseries. Required reservations can be made by calling 412/441-4442, ext. 3925. The cost is $20 for Phipps members and $25 for nonmembers, and includes wine and hors d’oeuvres. Doors open at 6 p.m.
About Phipps: Built in 1893, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, Pa. is a green leader among public gardens with a mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse. Learn more:

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