In the Garden: Adding instant color, creating a nursery bed and repairing statues

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster found flats for a dollar and plants them in empty containers. He’s also showing the benefits of a nursery bed. Oster loves statuary and shows how to find them cheap and fix them up.

August 21, 2019

In the Garden: Still planting seeds, shrubs and harvesting too

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is planting shrubs he’s brought back to life. He’s also planting seeds for a fall harvest, showing off some successes, harvesting and more. Hang in there for the outtakes too!

August 14, 2019

Somalis adopt vacant city lots to create farm through City of Pittsburgh

The City of Pittsburgh’s Adopt-A-Lot program allows people to take vacant lots and transform them into gardens. The United Somali Bantu of Greater Pittsburgh has done just that, farming nearly an acre in the Perry Hilltop neighborhood.

August 8, 2019

In the Garden: It’s watering 101, fertilizing shrubs and a revealing tour of Doug’s garden

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is showing the right way to water. This avoids fungal issues in the garden and keep plants happy. He’s also doing the last fertilization of shrubs for the season. Check out a tour of the highs and lows of Doug’s Garden too.

August 7, 2019

In the Garden: Planting tropical plants in the summer garden

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is planting a mix of tropical plants in the garden. Many were found on sale and will last for years in the garden. He’s also feeding new containers and showing a great way to keep tall plants from falling over.

July 31, 2019

In the Garden: The rabbit proof garden, planting bargain lilies and beautiful discount plants

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is being ravaged by rabbits, even though his garden is fenced. He’s making sure that his beds are safe and secure from the four legged pests. He’s also got great ideas for getting lilies in the ground now for amazing summer blooms next season. Oster is also showing a plant that’s on sale now, which will thrive for years to come.

July 24, 2019

Garden disaster fixed by the Sophomore Gardener and Doug

The Sophomore Gardener, Mike Palm, came over to Doug’s to help him right a giant bird bath that fell over along with a statue which ended up at the bottom of the hill. That bird bath was heavy!

July 19, 2019

In The Garden: Deadheading, harvesting basil and planting seeds

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is deadheading, harvesting basil and zinnias and planting **record scratch** Hamburg Rooted Turnip Parsley. (Find out more about the unusual seeds in the video!)

July 17, 2019

In the Garden: Controlling mosquitoes safely, harvesting garlic, bean planting and a lily hack

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster shows a safe and organic way to deal with mosquitoes. He’s also harvesting garlic and explaining how to cure the bulbs for winter storage. Next the garlic bed is planted with bush beans. He’s showing off a favorite weed and has a great idea on how to add beautiful, fragrant lilies to the garden.

July 10, 2019

In the Garden: Treating tomatoes for blight, summer bargain planting and feeding containers

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is showing how to deal with fungal issues on tomatoes organically. He’ also has an organic fertilizer for containers and is planting some recently found summer bargains.

July 3, 2019

In the Garden: Hydrangeas that bloom, late tomato planting, a home for good bugs

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster has hydrangeas he loves as they bloom reliably. He’s also still planting tomatoes and adding a special place for pollinators to live.

June 26, 2019

In the Garden: Summer nursery bargains, garlic scapes, a not so hot pepper and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is the world’s cheapest gardener and got some great bargains. He’s showing how to make the most of them in the garden. He’s showing what garlic scapes are so you will realize what a great treat they are, and he also found a very interesting habanero pepper.

June 19, 2019