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.

How to control Japanese beetles organically

Lots of organic solutions for Japanese beetles

August 5, 2019

Ask the Gardener: Tree lichens, bugs and a reader testimonial

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about tree lichens, bugs wreaking havoc in an organic garden and more.

August 3, 2019

Bring your summer garden back to life with these tips

If the heatwave destroyed your plants, Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is showing what you can plant to bring new life to your summer garden.

August 2, 2019

See the gardens and sites of Portugal with Doug this spring

See Portugal and all it has to offer with Doug

August 1, 2019

Daylily garden created by couple brings joy to many and is for sale

A lifetime of plant breeding bring happiness to couple

July 31, 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

Ask The Gardener: Lilac issue, sweet gum tree and a tomato issue

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about a lilac issue, pruning a sweet gum tree and another tomato issue.

July 31, 2019

Tomato hornworm like this should not be killed

Leave this tomato hornworm alone, here’s why

July 29, 2019

Ask The Gardener: Peppers, tomato issues and plant identifications

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about slow-growing peppers, tomato issues and plant identifications.

July 29, 2019

Ask The Gardener: Tomato issues, tobacco hornworms, pests and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about several tomato issues, tobacco hornworms, additional pest problems and more.

July 26, 2019

Organic lawn for local couple brings satisfaction

Nothing grows better than grass when it’s happy!

July 25, 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

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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.”