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

In the Garden: Loving daffodils, harvesting greens, fig reveal and planting pansies

Videographer Jess Levo puts her special touch on a visit to Doug’s “Daffodil Hill.” The Everybody Gardens editor is also harvesting lots of greens planted last fall. Every year it’s iffy for the fig tree, Doug reveals if it made it through the winter. Finally, it’s pansy time.

April 10, 2019

Gardening With Friends: Starting seeds with Steve Janoski

Steve Janoski of Janoski’s Farm and Greenhouse plants thousands of seeds every day. He teaches Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster how it’s done.

April 3, 2019

In the Garden: Phipps Spring Flower Show

Explore the Spring Flower Show at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens with Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster. “Gardens of the Rainbow” includes a giant peacock named Kevin.

March 27, 2019

‘Garden of the Rainbow’ Spring Flower Show runs at Phipps until April 21

Here’s a time lapse look at the installation of the garden in the South Conservatory and the construction of a huge, beautiful peacock at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

March 26, 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

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

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

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

In the Garden: Tree pruning and getting tools in shape for the season

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is using the pruning knowledge he received a couple of weeks ago during the Gardening With Friends episode. He’s also showing how to sharpen and care for garden tools before the season starts.

February 20, 2019

In the Garden: Winter blooms, making more houseplants and planning for spring.

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster doesn’t need a break from the garden, he needs a break from snow on the driveway. He’s walking the landscape making planting plans, showing of beautiful winter blooms and making more houseplants by taking cuttings.

February 13, 2019

Gardening With Friends: Pruning Fruit Trees with Noah Petronic

In the first episode of Gardening With Friends, Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster learns the right way to prune fruit trees with instruction from Noah Petronic of Soergel Orchards.

February 6, 2019