Early Spring Sowing

Get a jump on the season by planting these seeds now!

March 21, 2019

In The Garden: Early spring planting season starts NOW

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is in the garden, planting seeds at long last. He’s putting peas, radishes, carrots and spinach in the ground with some tips on how to make them more successful.

March 20, 2019

St. Patrick’s Day tradition of planting peas is broken on a trip to Florida

Sometimes it’s OK to break a family tradition

March 17, 2019

‘Firefly’ climbing hydrangea tells an interesting tale about introducing plants to the trade

Dan Benarcik introduced ‘Firefly’ climbing hydrangea.

March 13, 2019

Orchid Show this weekend has a new location in Mt. Lebanon

Learn how to grow orchids from the experts at this free event

March 13, 2019

In the Garden: First blooms and an early planting of veggies and flowers

The garden has come alive with spring bulbs and Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is in his glory. He’s showing off the flowers and then headed to the garden. Oster is showing how to get cool weather plants in the ground without digging. He has some great tips on what to plant and how to make the varieties thrive.

March 13, 2019

Doug Oster discusses small-space gardening on ‘Pittsburgh Today Live’

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster talks about how to create a beautiful garden in a small space in his weekly appearance on KDKA’s “Pittsburgh Today Live.”

March 7, 2019

Pollinator planting: These seeds will attract the good bugs

Attracting pollinators will help your garden and the environment, too.

March 7, 2019

In the Garden: Fun at the Duquesne Light Pittsburgh Home and Garden Show

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is camped out at the Duquesne Light Pittsburgh Home and Garden Show, appearing multiple times each day. He’s found interesting characters and great causes to see at the show.

March 6, 2019

Doug Oster talks about pollinators on ‘Pittsburgh Today Live’

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster talks about which plants are good to support our pollinators in his weekly appearance on KDKA’s “Pittsburgh Today Live.”

March 4, 2019

Magnolia Plantation tells a story of 2 histories: 1 of beautiful gardens, 1 of slavery

The complex and fascinating history of Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

February 28, 2019

In the Garden: Testing old seed viability, deer patrol, wind damage, helping birds

Most gardeners have old seeds from past seasons. Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster shows how to see if they are still good for planting. He’s also patrolling for hungry winter deer, discovering wind damage to trees and reminding gardeners to help the birds. He’s also giving details on how to get a free packet of tomato seeds at the Duquesne Light Home and Garden Show.

February 27, 2019