Ask the Gardener: Winterberry, termites and zoysia grass
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about growing winterberry, worrying about termites with free mulch and zoysia grass.
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.
Fresh garden vegetables inspire treasured recipes
These recipes from the garden are family traditions
December 25, 2019
Ask the Gardener: Peace lily, amaryllis and planting trees
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about a struggling peace lily, amaryllis problems and planting trees in the winter.
December 23, 2019
Best garden gifts as seen on PTL
These inexpensive, practical gifts are perfect for your favorite gardener.
December 20, 2019
Top 9 winter interest plants
These plants will make the winter landscape shine
December 19, 2019
Facebook Live: Behind the scenes with Phipps Conservatory staff
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster goes behind the scenes at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens for a live question and answer session on Facebook.
December 18, 2019
Gardening With Friends: International Exhibition at the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is showing off one of his favorite places, the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation. The International Exhibition is on display every few years and showcases artists from around the world.
December 18, 2019
Ask the Gardener: Growing peanuts, houseplants and gourds
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about how to grow peanuts in Pittsburgh, houseplant recommendations, gourds and more.
December 17, 2019
Touring the winter flower show at Phipps Conservatory
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster takes a tour of the winter flower show at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens for KDKA’s “Pittsburgh Today Live.”
December 14, 2019
In defense of leaves: A plea to urban gardeners
Everybody Gardens reader Kathy Short penned a passionate plea for urban gardeners to reuse their leaves instead of sending them to the landfill.
December 13, 2019
Join us on Facebook Live at Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
Tune in Monday to see Doug at Phipps and ask your questions
December 12, 2019
New plants coming in 2020: Pros pick favorites
Check out these new varieties for the garden
December 12, 2019
In the Garden: Planting microgreens, proper mulching and winter bragging
There’s no reason to stop gardening. Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is planting microgreens indoors. These sprouts are highly nutritious, sweet and tender. He’s also out in the rain, bragging about flowering kale and the fact that he’s still harvesting. Oster is also showing the importance of mulching plants the right way.
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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