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: Adding instant color, creating a nursery bed and repairing statues

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster found flats for a dollar and plants them in empty containers. He’s also showing the benefits of a nursery bed. Oster loves statuary and shows how to find them cheap and fix them up.

August 21, 2019

New Gardener: Fresh veggies from the garden contribute to keto success

Having fresh veggies almost daily from the garden has helped the New Gardener and her husband lose a combined 50+ pounds so far with a keto diet.

August 19, 2019

Ask The Gardener: Crape myrtles, growing garlic, fertilizer and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about crape myrtles, growing garlic, when to stop fertilizing and more.

August 18, 2019

Tomato and Garlic Day offers chance for gardeners to help food bank

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster stopped by “Pittsburgh Today Live” to tell how gardeners can help a food bank at the 15th annual Tomato and Garlic Day.

August 16, 2019

Ask the Gardener: Combination planting, slugs, perennials and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about combination planting, stopping slugs, perennial plants and more.

August 16, 2019

Sophomore Gardener: Flowers attract pollinators to successful garden

Two types of flowers added to the garden have attracted different pollinators, and that in turn has boosted growth of tomatoes and cucumbers.

August 15, 2019

In the Garden: Still planting seeds, shrubs and harvesting too

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is planting shrubs he’s brought back to life. He’s also planting seeds for a fall harvest, showing off some successes, harvesting and more. Hang in there for the outtakes too!

August 14, 2019

Tomato and Garlic Day at Phipps is Aug 25 and helps food bank. Taste Doug’s Ultimate Garlic Lover’s Soup too!

Gardeners can help the hungry by donating their garden produce at Tomato and Garlic Day held at Phipps

August 14, 2019

Fall vegetable planting ideas

Plant now to harvest through winter

August 14, 2019

Ask The Gardener: Tomato issues, monkey grass, daffodil bulbs and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about tomato issues, fighting monkey grass, daffodil bulbs and more.

August 14, 2019

Somalis adopt vacant city lots to create farm through City of Pittsburgh

The City of Pittsburgh’s Adopt-A-Lot program allows people to take vacant lots and transform them into gardens. The United Somali Bantu of Greater Pittsburgh has done just that, farming nearly an acre in the Perry Hilltop neighborhood.

August 8, 2019

A pumpkin conversation between gardener and Doug

An interesting interaction between two gardeners

August 8, 2019

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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.”