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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.

Garden ideas to get us through winter

Here are some ideas to get you through winter.

January 31, 2019

In the Garden: Harvesting veggies, saving trees and all about houseplants

Believe it or not, Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is harvesting a lot of greens from the outdoor garden. This is also a great time to cut vines that are climbing up trees. Then Oster explains all about growing houseplants.

January 29, 2019

‘Amazel’ basil is resistant to downy mildew and sterile too

Finally a basil resistant to downy mildew

January 28, 2019

Elementary student’s giant cabbage snares $1,000 from Bonnie Plants

A Western Pennsylvania elementary student earned a $1,000 savings bond for growing a giant cabbage in Bonnie Plants’ national program.

January 25, 2019

Orchid show at Phipps offers colorful inspiration during the gray days of winter

The beauty and fragrances of orchids are wonderful

January 24, 2019

Anthony Bourdain inspires new tomato from TomatoFest

Dagma Lacey and Gary Ibsen are in love with each other and heirloom tomatoes

January 24, 2019

Winter blooming hellebore withstands the cold

Winter Rose is a winner in the garden.

January 23, 2019

In the Garden: Exploring the beauty of the Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show at Phipps

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster gets a tour of the Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden.

January 22, 2019

The ultimate seed source list courtesy of Everybody Gardens readers

Great list of seed sources

January 22, 2019

Garden trends revealed at Mid Atlantic Nursery Trade Show

Learn what’s hot for gardeners this year from MANTS.

January 17, 2019

In the Garden: Attracting birds to the landscape

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is attracting birds to the garden. Once they establish a foraging route, they’ll use it in the spring and feed on insects for their young. They help us garden!

January 17, 2019

Everybody Gardens readers share their amaryllis photos

Everybody Gardens readers share their photos of the beautiful amaryllis, as the indoor flowers can keep you sane when you’re not able to be out gardening.

January 11, 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.”