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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.

Fight The Blight program replacing Slippery Rock trees needs your help

Crowdfunding Fight The Blight will replace sick and dying trees in Slippery Rock

January 10, 2019

In the Garden: The Musical!

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster wrote, directed, produced and starred in the riveting musical version of In the Garden. It celebrates gardening during a mild winter.

January 9, 2019

Buy balsam seeds from elderly couple featured in EG

Couple offer balsam seeds to fellow gardeners

January 9, 2019

Doug’s mailbag: Unknown plants, Christmas cactus and raised bed gardens

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about unknown houseplants, the best material for a raised bed garden and Christmas cactus care.

January 4, 2019

As Phipps turns 125, here’s a look at the history of Pittsburgh’s conservatory

The rich history of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

January 3, 2019

In the Garden: Houseplants 101 and planting windowsill sprouts

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster gives an informative explanation on how to get the most out of houseplants. He’s also got a new gardening obsession, growing windowsill sprouts. It’s easy to grow these highly nutritious plants.

December 31, 2018

Plants with winter interest showcased at Chatham University arboretum

The landscape can be beautiful year round

December 26, 2018

In the Garden: Exploring plants with winter interest at the arboretum at Chatham University

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster gets a tour of the arboretum on the campus of Chatham University to explore plants with winter interest.

December 21, 2018

Doug’s mailbag: Christmas cactus, gnats, shredded leaves and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about Christmas cactus care, getting rid of gnats, using shredded leaves in the garden and more.

December 21, 2018

Christmas cactus preserves memory of a loved one

A very special plant keeps family memories alive

December 20, 2018

Phipps’ Winter Flower Show is a must see holiday tradition

Winter Flower Show at Phipps has something for everyone

December 14, 2018

Poinsettias thrive at Janoski’s Farm and Greenhouse

Here’s how to choose the best poinsettias and make it thrive

December 13, 2018

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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.”