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.

Harvesting peppers, ‘Biquinho’ is a unique, hot and smokey delight

  For most of us the mornings aren’t cold enough to stop peppers in their tracks yet. But it won’t Read the full article…

October 10, 2016

Resilient Figs

As a child, Mary Menniti spent a lot of time with her Italian grandfather, who visited their rural home to Read the full article…

October 7, 2016

Zone Envy

There are just a few beautiful dark-red blooms left on a crape myrtle shrub on display in the nursery area Read the full article…

October 7, 2016

Little red morning glories bring joy to the fall garden

A ‘Cherokee Purple’ tomato plant is completely engulfed by the twisting vines of a morning glory filled with little red Read the full article…

October 6, 2016

My Tiny Garden

love my raised garden built by my father-in-law. Helped me and the boys learn about gardening this year!

October 5, 2016

Join Doug on a trip to London and the Chelsea Flower Show

    I’m taking gardeners to London this spring to see the historic Chelsea Flower Show and more on an Read the full article…

September 30, 2016

Goldenrod should be treasured not reviled (it’s not making you sneeze)

  The bright yellow airy blooms of goldenrod sway in the fall breeze at just about every turn. To some Read the full article…

September 29, 2016

Seven son flower (heptacodioum) is a great fall blooming shrub

It’s always wonderful to have something in the garden that blooms at the end of the season. When I’m searching Read the full article…

September 28, 2016

Dreaded Dandelion

If there is one weed sprouting that causes gardeners to let out a collective sigh, it’s dandelions. People hate them. Read the full article…

September 16, 2016

Landscape With Ornamental Grass

Looking to add some variety to your garden? Don’t overlook ornamental grasses. “I think they are nice in the garden Read the full article…

September 16, 2016

Gardening At Work

Robbie Kiefer is the head groundskeeper at UPMC Shadyside and knows a little something about creating a successful garden at Read the full article…

September 15, 2016

Build A Garden With Unique Plants

Professionals share their favorite underused plants with our readers. Meet Russ Bedner, 38-year owner of Bedner’s Farm  and Greenhouse in Read the full article…

September 14, 2016

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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.”