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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.

Food bank garden at Chatham University feeds hungry, teaches students

Innovative project teams Chatham University with Greater Pittsburgh Community Garden

September 26, 2019

In the Garden: Alternates to mums and planting pansies

Mums are one of the important plants for the fall garden, but there are lots of other choices that will take the garden well into winter. Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is also planting pretty pansies anywhere there’s room.

September 25, 2019

Perennial hibiscus offers reliable late blooms in the garden

Perennial hibiscus are a carefree addition to the garden

September 24, 2019

Ask the Gardener: Transplanting rose of Sharon, sedums and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about transplanting rose of Sharon, overwintering sedums, an invasive weed and more.

September 24, 2019

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

In the Garden: Moving crowded perennials, planting fall veggies, nibbling on greens

Even though Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster always preaches spacing plants correctly, he’s just like everyone else and sometimes doesn’t realize how big a shrub can get. He’s moving perennials that have been overtaken by a bigger plant. He’s also back in the vegetable garden putting some nice looking fall plants in the ground and thinning seedlings by nibbling on the new sprouts.

September 18, 2019

Doug Oster answers your gardening questions live In The Garden

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answered reader questions in his monthly question-and-answer session live from his garden.

September 17, 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

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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.”