Doug’s mailbag: Apple tree lichens, kiwi plant, growing pea sprouts and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about growths on an apple tree, what to do with a kiwi plant and how to start growing pea sprouts.
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.
The ultimate seed source list courtesy of Everybody Gardens readers
Great list of seed sources
January 22, 2019
Garden trends revealed at Mid Atlantic Nursery Trade Show
Learn what’s hot for gardeners this year from MANTS.
January 17, 2019
In the Garden: Attracting birds to the landscape
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is attracting birds to the garden. Once they establish a foraging route, they’ll use it in the spring and feed on insects for their young. They help us garden!
January 17, 2019
Everybody Gardens readers share their amaryllis photos
Everybody Gardens readers share their photos of the beautiful amaryllis, as the indoor flowers can keep you sane when you’re not able to be out gardening.
January 11, 2019
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.
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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