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.

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.

January 24, 2020

How to grow roses organically

Here are great tips for growing roses without chemicals

January 23, 2020

David Austin Roses history and new varieties

These “English Roses” are beautiful, fragrant and have a rich history

January 23, 2020

In the Garden: Preparing garden tools for the season

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is spending the day in his unheated greenhouse demonstrating how to get tools in shape for the gardening season.
He’s showing two ways to sharpen, how to avoid rust on the metal parts and how to treat wood handles to make them last for decades.

January 22, 2020

A look at Phipps’ Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster tours the Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens for “Pittsburgh Today Live.”

January 21, 2020

Heirloom tomato dedicated to a woman’s resilient life

This tomato has a special meaning

January 21, 2020

Ask the Gardener: Hellebore, moles, hyacinth and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about a hellebore, moles, an early-sprouting hyacinth and peace lilys.

January 20, 2020

Witch hazel blooms provide winter beauty

Growing witch hazel means enjoying flowers in mid-winter

January 17, 2020

Ask the Gardener: Sunflowers, lemon trees and plantains

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about sunflowers that didn’t grow, exploring lemon trees and growing plantain leaves indoors.

January 17, 2020

What garden pros think you should plant this year

Our Doug Oster discovered some cool plants at MANTS with help from the pros

January 16, 2020

In the Garden: What gardening pros would love us to grow

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster was in Baltimore at the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show. He asked garden professionals what they wished gardeners would grow.

January 15, 2020

110+ Best Gardening Quotes

Gifted writers and gardeners express their thoughts eloquently, and sometimes humorously. Check out our ever-expanding list of best gardening quotes.

January 10, 2020

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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.”