Doug’s mailbag: Wildflowers, cicadas, tree identifications and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about wildflowers, cicadas, tree identifications and more.
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.
Here’s why you should buy plants instead of cut flowers for Mother’s Day
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster explains why it’s nice to get mom a plant for Mother’s Day during his weekly appearance on KDKA’s “Pittsburgh Today Live.”
May 10, 2019
Doug’s mailbag: Propagation, rhubarb, hydrangeas and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about shrub propagation, growing better rhubarb, protecting hydrangeas and more.
May 10, 2019
Vatican Gardens in Rome offer ancient beauty and incredible views
A tour of the Vatican Gardens inspires and suprises
May 9, 2019
In the Garden: 10 tricks, tips and fun things to do in the garden
There’s lots to do in the garden this time of the year and Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster has 10 tricks, tips and fun things to do in the garden for you.
May 8, 2019
Gardening notebook: Native plant nursery, plant sale, garden stewards and more
Gardening events around Western Pennsylvania include several plant sales, as well as backyard composting and rain barrel workshops.
May 3, 2019
Doug’s mailbag: Mint, cucumbers and mountain laurel
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about mint, succession planting with cucumbers and mountain laurel.
May 2, 2019
Landreth’s Garden Seeds is the oldest seed company in the country and it’s back
The country’s oldest seed company has been resurrected
April 29, 2019
Doug’s mailbag: Larkspur, Chinese lanterns, moss and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about larkspur, invasive Chinese lanterns, why moss is growing, protecting tulip bulbs and more.
April 29, 2019
Doug’s mailbag: Native grass, safe cleaners, garlic and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about native grass, safe cleaners, garlic growth and more in this week’s mailbag.
April 26, 2019
Gardening With Friends: Joe Hamm’s Daffodil Hortus
Joe Hamm lost his legs to a medical condition, but that hasn’t stopped him from creating one of the greatest collections of daffodils in the country. With the help of the “Field Sisters” his important work continues.
April 24, 2019
Cemetery daffodils offer a special memory for couple
These daffodils are selected for the date of birth of family members
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.”
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