Enjoy your garden

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.

Honeybees on city rooftops cared for by The Best Bees Company helps pollinators

Rooftop hives in Pittsburgh are another way to help the bees

June 11, 2019

Sophomore Gardener: Year 2 of gardening begins in earnest

The Sophomore Gardener: Cool-weather vegetables have mostly been replaced with the veggies that prefer the warmer temperatures of the coming months.

June 10, 2019

Ask The Gardener: Tomato blight, reducing weeds, strawberries and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about tomato blight, his favorite way to reduce weeds, protecting strawberries and more.

June 9, 2019

New Gardener: Starting the garden and buying too many plants

Everybody Gardens videographer Jess Levo is starting her garden in a big way, but she discovers she bought too many plants when it came time to get going.

June 8, 2019

Ask The Gardener: Clematis wilt, lemon tree, container tomatoes and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about clematis wilt, a lemon tree, container tomato plants and more.

June 7, 2019

In the Garden: Container Planting 101: Flowers, strawberry pots and self watering containers

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is using the “thriller, filler and spiller” technique while planting flowers. He’s also showing the only plants he will use for a strawberry pot. Then Oster is demonstrating how a self watering container can be used to plant peppers and tomatoes.

June 5, 2019

Hot peppers will make you cry…sometimes!

The amazing taste of hot peppers can be followed by pain!

June 4, 2019

Ask The Gardener: Harvesting garlic, cooler temperatures, bees and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about harvesting garlic, dealing with cooler temperatures, bees and more.

June 4, 2019

Ask The Gardener: Unknown invasive, rhododendrons, plant IDs and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about an unknown invasive, rhododendron issues, mystery plants and more.

June 3, 2019

New Gardener: Continuing a family legacy of gardening

Everybody Gardens videographer Jess Levo explains how Doug Oster reignited her family’s gardening legacy that stretches back to her grandfather.

June 1, 2019

Celebrating the retirement of Jon Burnett with HOT peppers

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster helps celebrate Jon Burnett’s retirement during a segment on KDKA’s “Pittsburgh Today Live.” And it gets hot!

May 31, 2019

PTL: Doug Oster says it’s not too late to plant your vegetables

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster stopped by KDKA’s “Pittsburgh Today Live” to let viewers know it’s not too late to put tomato plants, lettuce, cucumbers and other veggies into the ground.

May 31, 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.”