Dear Diary, April showers bring May flowers across the commonwealth. You can take a quick road trip to check out Pennsylvania’s most popular floral displays. If your children tag along, be sure to bring magnifying glasses, so they can get an up close look at the botanical gardens. Also, be sure to pack shoes you don’t mind getting dirty. Often times, you must trek through mud to explore the attraction. And don’t forget your smart phone. The gardens offer beautiful backgrounds for family photos. Plus, you can look up information on the different plant life. Here are our favorite floral displays in Pennsylvania. 1. Western Pennsylvania Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens 1 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 www.phipps.conservatory.org Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is celebrating spring with the Spring Flower Show. Flowers are blooming, and woodland animals are frolicking throughout the garden. You can spot decorative bears, birds, chipmunks, frogs and turtles as you walk by tranquil ponds and enchanted forests. Children can play pretend in the kid-sized grocery store or borrow a pail to water flowers outside. Click here to smell the roses across the commonwealth. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.