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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.

Doug Oster talks about pollinators on ‘Pittsburgh Today Live’

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster talks about which plants are good to support our pollinators in his weekly appearance on KDKA’s “Pittsburgh Today Live.”

March 4, 2019

Magnolia Plantation tells a story of 2 histories: 1 of beautiful gardens, 1 of slavery

The complex and fascinating history of Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

February 28, 2019

In the Garden: Testing old seed viability, deer patrol, wind damage, helping birds

Most gardeners have old seeds from past seasons. Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster shows how to see if they are still good for planting. He’s also patrolling for hungry winter deer, discovering wind damage to trees and reminding gardeners to help the birds. He’s also giving details on how to get a free packet of tomato seeds at the Duquesne Light Home and Garden Show.

February 27, 2019

Doug’s mailbag: Blackberry bush, garlic sprouts and a gardenia tree

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about a blackberry bush that’s growing too well, garlic sprouts and a gardenia tree.

February 26, 2019

Doug Oster talks indoor plants on ‘Pittsburgh Today Live’

In his weekly appearance on KDKA’s “Pittsburgh Today Live,” Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster shows off plants that anyone can grow indoors.

February 22, 2019

Doug’s mailbag: Starting peppers, fungus flies and pear tree pruning

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about starting peppers this early, fungus flies and pruning pear trees.

February 22, 2019

Doug’s stage schedule for the 2019 Duquesne Light Home and Garden Show

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster will be appearing at the Duquesne Light Home and Garden Show in March, so make sure to check out his appearances.

February 21, 2019

AAS winners for 2019 include a potato started from seed, a first!

AAS winners for 2019 include lots of tomatoes, marigold and the first-ever potato variety, named ‘Clancy.’ to be started from seed.

February 21, 2019

In the Garden: Tree pruning and getting tools in shape for the season

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is using the pruning knowledge he received a couple of weeks ago during the Gardening With Friends episode. He’s also showing how to sharpen and care for garden tools before the season starts.

February 20, 2019

Check out Doug Oster on TV and at the outdoors show

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster’s appearance on KDKA’s “Pittsburgh Today Live” is moving to Fridays, and he’ll also be at the Allegheny Outdoor, Sport & Travel Show this weekend.

February 14, 2019

Hydrangeas explained, here’s how to make them bloom

Here’s how to get hydrangeas to bloom

February 14, 2019

In the Garden: Winter blooms, making more houseplants and planning for spring.

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster doesn’t need a break from the garden, he needs a break from snow on the driveway. He’s walking the landscape making planting plans, showing of beautiful winter blooms and making more houseplants by taking cuttings.

February 13, 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.”