Ask The Gardener: Tomato protection, late start, weed killer and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about tomato protection, a late gardening start, a Roundup alternative and more.
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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.
Ask The Gardener: Changing rose colors, tomatoes, caterpillars and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about a rose that’s changed colors, tomato growing tips, whether a caterpillar is dangerous and more.
May 31, 2019
Pollinator Palooza Garden Rally; Free event with 17 garden locations to visit
Explore 17 awesome landscapes and learn about how to convert your garden into a habitat for pollinators
May 30, 2019
In the Garden: Horizontal tomato planting, fertilizing containers and shrubs
Everybody Gardens editor shows an interesting way to plant tomatoes but turning them on their side. He’s also fertilizing containers, shrubs and dealing with a little bunny.
May 29, 2019
17th Annual EG/Doug Oster Plant Swap and Giveaway Sunday 6/2 at Soergels
Doug’s giving away two great heirloom tomatoes on Sunday. Bring your plants to swap with gardeners too.
May 29, 2019
What we’re reading: Using less plastic, houseplant apps and more
There are plenty of fascinating reads in the world of gardening. The stories stretch from how to use less plastic in the garden to the year’s top flower at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
May 26, 2019
Doug’s mailbag: Leggy tomatoes, struggling plant, shrub IDs and more
Gardening editor Doug Oster gets asked a lot of questions. A lot. And he doesn’t mind offering gardening advice. But Read the full article…
May 26, 2019
Doug’s mailbag: Wildflowers, cicadas, tree identifications and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about wildflowers, cicadas, tree identifications and more.
May 24, 2019
In the Garden: Installing an innovative trellis and meeting the inventor
Scott Carlson calls himself a product developer. This inventor has created an innovative trellis that Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is going to try out this season to support tomatoes.
May 22, 2019
Favorite annual flowers for summer planting
These annuals will look great all season long
May 21, 2019
Doug’s mailbag: Rabbit problem, discouraging dogs, geraniums and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about a rabbit problem, keeping dogs away from your plants, geraniums and more.
May 21, 2019
What we read: Gardening fights depression, robot tomato picker and more
There are plenty of fascinating reads in the gardening world, with stories stretching from “green therapy” to fight depression, all the way to an ancient Jewish tradition of letting the land rest.
May 19, 2019
These are the flowers and plants that deer don’t want to eat
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster talks about the types of flowers and plants that deer don’t want to eat on KDKA’s “Pittsburgh Today Live.”
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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