What I learned with the Integrated Pest Management Program at Phipps Conservatory and Botanic Garden in Pittsburgh

Hello! This thank you letter is a little summary of what I learned working as the IPM intern (and coordinator for a couple of months) at the Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh. I hope this gets you thinking about your own integrated pest management options. I cannot express enough, how grateful I am to the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust for affording me the opportunity to work … Continue reading What I learned with the Integrated Pest Management Program at Phipps Conservatory and Botanic Garden in Pittsburgh

2013 Metrolina Greenhouses AFE Intern Scholarship Photo Book

    In 2013, I worked for 5 months at Metrolina Greenhouses in Huntersville, NC as a Vic and Margaret Ball Intern Scholar. Every day I rode my bicycle through the flower filled greenhouses; it was the most surreal and best experiences of my life. I was one of about 600 employees in 160 acres of greenhouses; the largest single-site heated greenhouse in the US. … Continue reading 2013 Metrolina Greenhouses AFE Intern Scholarship Photo Book

Fall Greenhouse Tour!

A few days ago I was visiting my friends at the lovely Freed’s Greenhouse, when one of my former professors showed up by surprise! She had brought her general horticulture class for a tour.Β  Being a nosy plant lady, I couldn’t resist going along with them to learn more about the greenhouses… If you’re nearby Bridgeport, I highly recommend visiting Freed’s! Check out their website … Continue reading Fall Greenhouse Tour!