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.

Why is my shrub blooming now?

Sometimes Mother Nature fools plants into blooming at the wrong time of the year.

November 6, 2019

Heirloom bulb Dutch auction sale, act fast!

Hurry for savings on unique heirloom bulbs

November 5, 2019

Our favorite fried green tomatoes recipe

Here’s an easy recipe using a unique ingredient to make tasty fried green tomatoes

November 4, 2019

Fall flower show at Phipps offers serenity

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster takes a tour of the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens fall flower show for KDKA’s “Pittsburgh Today Live.”

November 1, 2019

Ask the Gardener: Hostas, figs & grapevine pruning

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about overwintering hostas, protecting fig trees, pruning grapevines and more.

November 1, 2019

Planting fall bulbs for spring flowers

Here’s how to make bulb planting fun and easy. Getting bulbs in the ground now will provide beauty next spring and for years to come.

October 31, 2019

Gardening With Friends: A tour of ‘Japanese Inspirations’ at Phipps

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster gets a tour of the Fall Flower Show, themed “Japanese Inspirations,” at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

October 30, 2019

Ask the Gardener: Shrubs, bulbs, shallots & more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about shrub suggestions, planting bulbs in containers, shallots and more.

October 29, 2019

How to ripen green tomatoes

Garden tomatoes can be served for Thanksgiving dinner!

October 25, 2019

Ask the Gardener: Eucalyptus plants, reblooming iris, mulberry and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about eucalyptus plants, reblooming iris, transplanting a mulberry tree and more.

October 25, 2019

ADA accessible gardens create well-rounded experience for students

Accessible garden brings joy to students

October 24, 2019

Pittsburgh Today Live: It’s not too late to add more flower bulbs

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster offers tips to take advantage of the days before the ground freezes to plant some fall bulbs on “Pittsburgh Today Live.”

October 24, 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.”