Posts by dougoster

Ask the Gardener: Amaryllis flowering early, ornamental grass and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about an amaryllis flowering early, ornamental grass and more.

September 20, 2019

Pollinator educator Heather Holm on mission to transform gardens

Pollinator educator and author Heather Holm’s goal is to teach gardeners how to transform their gardens into pollinator-friendly habitat.

September 19, 2019

Ask the Gardener: Growing garlic, liriope problems and calla lilies

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about growing garlic, liriope problems and options for storing calla lilies.

September 17, 2019

Ask the Gardener: Plant ID, knotweed, tree selection and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster gets asked a lot of questions. A lot. And he doesn’t mind offering gardening advice. Read the full article…

September 14, 2019

Planting a tree the right way

These tips should make newly planted trees last for decades

September 12, 2019

Tree planting helps the landscape in many ways

Planting trees provides beauty, shade and habitat for wildlife

September 12, 2019

Ask the Gardener: Magnolia tree, cactus care, avocados and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about magnolia trees, transitioning a cactus from outside to indoors, an avocado tree and more.

September 10, 2019

Zoo horticulturist Frank Pizzi plans retirement after opening new greenhouse

Long career at the zoo winds down with addition of new greenhouse

September 5, 2019

Ask the Gardener: Shrub damage, dahlia tubers, rose issues and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about shrub damage, saving dahlia tubers, treating rose issues and more.

September 3, 2019

Favorite perennial plants

These favorite perennial plants will live for years in the garden

August 27, 2019

Fall planted perennials can thrive for decades or longer

Planting perennials now will add color, texture and beauty to the garden for years to come

August 27, 2019

Ask the Gardener: Planting apple trees, cabbage moths, lilacs and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about planting apple trees, cabbage moths, a lilac tree issue and more.

August 26, 2019