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For the dedicated horticulturist to the casual flowerpot planter – there’s a gardener in all of us. Everybody Gardens is your trusted source for all things gardening. Led by locally known and loved garden expert Doug Oster, Everybody Gardens welcomes gardeners of all skill levels to a fun, informative community and marketplace. Share advice with other members, get tips from local experts, submit your garden success stories and be recognized by Doug! Best of all, shop for garden products Doug stands by right here in the Everybody Gardens Shop to help you make the most of your gardening experience.

Touring the winter flower show at Phipps Conservatory

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster takes a tour of the winter flower show at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens for KDKA’s “Pittsburgh Today Live.”

December 14, 2019

In defense of leaves: A plea to urban gardeners

Everybody Gardens reader Kathy Short penned a passionate plea for urban gardeners to reuse their leaves instead of sending them to the landfill.

December 13, 2019

Join us on Facebook Live at Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

Tune in Monday to see Doug at Phipps and ask your questions

December 12, 2019

New plants coming in 2020: Pros pick favorites

Check out these new varieties for the garden

December 12, 2019

In the Garden: Planting microgreens, proper mulching and winter bragging

There’s no reason to stop gardening. Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is planting microgreens indoors. These sprouts are highly nutritious, sweet and tender. He’s also out in the rain, bragging about flowering kale and the fact that he’s still harvesting. Oster is also showing the importance of mulching plants the right way.

December 11, 2019

Building the Festival of Trees: WQED’s look at Phipps Winter Flower Show

Watch what it takes to put together the Winter Flower Show at Phipps

December 10, 2019

Ask the Gardener: Protecting roses, bulb planting and zebra grass

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about caring for rose plants in the winter, bulb planting, zebra grass and more.

December 7, 2019

Visit the Gardening Santa at Hahn Nursery

Visit the Gardening Santa for a relaxed holiday tradition

December 5, 2019

11 best Christmas plants: Unique and traditional varieties for the holidays

These 11 plants are perfect for the holidays

December 5, 2019

Gardening With Friends: How to choose and grow poinsettias

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster learns how to choose and grow poinsettias from Mike Janoski, owner of Janoski’s Farm and Greenhouse.

December 4, 2019

Ask the Gardener: Poinsettia problem, avocado tree, voles and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about a poinsettia problem, growing an avocado tree indoors, voles and more.

December 2, 2019

Giving thanks for all the wonders of the garden

There’s lots to be thankful for in the garden.

November 28, 2019

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Doug Oster is manager and editor of Everybody Gardens with a passion for gardening and a love of sharing is experiences with other gardeners. You will also find Doug’s gardening contributions in the Tribune-Review each week. He’s an Emmy Award winning producer, television host and writer. Oster is co-host of The Organic Gardeners Radio show every Sunday morning at 7 a.m. on KDKA radio in Pittsburgh. Oster’s Outstanding Documentary Emmy was awarded for Gardens of Pennsylvania, a one hour special he conceived and produced for the PBS affiliate WQED. Doug appears every Thursday morning on KDKA-TV’s Pittsburgh Today live at 9 a.m. “Gardening is fun, he says, enjoy every day spent outside tending vegetables, flowers, shrubs and trees.”