The Electronic Nomad

Traveling the Country in a Converted Camper Van. "Not all who wander, are lost."

The Phipps Conservatory

Built in the 1890’s as a gift to the city of Pittsburgh by steel magnate Henry W Phipps, the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden houses a collection of plants from around the world, in 19 Victorian greenhouses. Here are some photos from a visit.

 

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The Phipps Conservatory.

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The atrium.

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Inside one of the greenhouses.

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The succulent greenhouse

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Australian plants

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Plants from central Africa

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Goldfish pond

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Papyrus plants

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Ferns

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Inside the butterfly garden

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A rooftop garden

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Carnivorous Pitcher Plant

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Venus Fly Trap

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Seychelles Stilt Palm

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Water Lily

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The aptly-named Malevolence Plant from Brazil

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Cocoa tree

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