Enjoy your garden

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.

Daffodils planted as memorial in Butler

Planting daffodils has helped a couple heal

April 23, 2019

Doug’s mailbag: Yellow seedlings, wild onions, milkweed and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about yellow seedlings, wild onions, planting milkweed seeds and more in a king-sized mailbag.

April 22, 2019

Doug Oster offers advice on gift flowers on ‘Pittsburgh Today Live’

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster stops by “Pittsburgh Today Live” with some tips on the best spring flowers for gift giving … or keeping for yourself!

April 19, 2019

Doug’s mailbag: Tithonia seeds, bulb auger, elephant ears and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about starting tithonia flowers from seed, whether it’s time to plant elephant ears and much more.

April 19, 2019

Garlic is Life! It’s National Garlic Day!

“It would be a sad world without garlic,” Johno Prascak

April 19, 2019

Doug’s favorite garlic recipes

These recipes are guaranteed to repel vampires

April 19, 2019

Reflection on the legacy of planting

Every gardener is planting for the next generation

April 18, 2019

In the Garden: Surprise tree planting, ornamentals and edibles and dividing hostas

It’s all about bargains for Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster who found a very cool tree to plant. He’s also putting together containers filled with a combination of edibles and ornamentals. This is also the perfect time to move and divide hostas.

April 17, 2019

Doug’s mailbag: Yew pollen, leaf mold as mulch, thistle and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about the best time to trim a yew shrub, using leaf mold as mulch, battling thistle and more.

April 15, 2019

New Gardener: Birdfeeders attracting birds that will benefit garden

The new New Gardener Jess Levo finds a new joy in birdfeeders, courtesy of Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster, and the birds should benefit her garden.

April 13, 2019

Triple dose of daffodils welcomes spring

Now is the time to soak in the wonder of daffodils as they herald the beginning of spring. Here’s how you can celebrate the wonderful flowers:

April 12, 2019

Doug’s mailbag: Soil testing, protecting bulbs, fig tree care and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about soil testing, protecting your bulbs from critters, fig tree care and more.

April 12, 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.”