Doug’s mailbag: Wildflowers, cicadas, tree identifications and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about wildflowers, cicadas, tree identifications and more.
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.
In the Garden: Loving daffodils, harvesting greens, fig reveal and planting pansies
Videographer Jess Levo puts her special touch on a visit to Doug’s “Daffodil Hill.” The Everybody Gardens editor is also harvesting lots of greens planted last fall. Every year it’s iffy for the fig tree, Doug reveals if it made it through the winter. Finally, it’s pansy time.
April 10, 2019
Our friend the box turtle
Box turtles show up every once in a while in the garden, and we’re glad to see them.
April 9, 2019
Doug’s mailbag: Peach tree, invisible bugs, lawn bulbs and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about a peach tree, invisible critters, the best “lawn bulbs” and more.
April 9, 2019
Forsythia blooms signal it’s time to apply organic lawn weed control
Here’s how to deal with weeds organically and safely
April 8, 2019
Doug’s mailbag: Orange azalea bush, oak tree and more tree questions
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about an orange azalea bush, oak tree concerns and a bevy of other tree queries.
April 5, 2019
Electric mowers are quiet, powerful and great for the environment
Now you can cut the grass any time of the day with a quiet, rechargeable mower
April 4, 2019
Gardening With Friends: Starting seeds with Steve Janoski
Steve Janoski of Janoski’s Farm and Greenhouse plants thousands of seeds every day. He teaches Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster how it’s done.
April 3, 2019
Doug’s mailbag: Moles, grafting tomato plants, Southern plant and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about mole control, grafting tomato plants, whether a Southern plant will survive up north and more.
April 2, 2019
The happy accident
Beautiful mistakes happen in gardening
April 1, 2019
Doug Oster discusses early spring gardening on ‘Pittsburgh Today Live’
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster lets everybody know what can go in the ground now in his weekly appearance on “Pittsburgh Today Live.”
March 29, 2019
Doug’s mailbag: Rehoming daylilies, butterfly bush, amaryllis and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about rehoming daylilies, trimming a butterfly bush, a blooming amaryllis and more.
March 29, 2019
Spring bulbs lead to garden plans
Note where spring bulbs are blooming now to know where to plant more in the fall
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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