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.

Tomato discovered on WWII battlefield lives on

Dan Cummings was grounds supervisor at CCAC South Campus starting in the 1970s, where he befriended Joe Roberts, who enjoyed Read the full article…

November 11, 2016

There are many ways to put the garden to bed

The bright orangish-red leaves of a fothergilla shrub are one of the stars of the four-seasons garden right outside Linda Read the full article…

November 11, 2016

Little garden spider puts everything in perspective

On a springlike November day a tiny spider crawls along fuchsia colored flowers of smartweed methodically spinning a web between Read the full article…

November 8, 2016

History in miniature; tiny plants surround Phipps garden railroad

A large, red button is pushed for the third time, starting Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Trolley on another musical journey around Read the full article…

November 3, 2016

A celebration of fall in photos; flowers, weeds and seeds

I’ve heard gardeners say they get tired at the end of the season, ready to see the garden shut down Read the full article…

November 2, 2016

Win garlic for planting with Doug Sunday

I’ll be joined by my radio partner and fellow Trib columnist Jessica Walliser Sunday Oct. 30, 2016 at three Giant Read the full article…

October 29, 2016

My Maple Tree – A Lost Friend

They say that “home is where you hang your heart.” Growing up in West View my outdoor home was where Read the full article…

October 28, 2016

Plant (and tools) That Matter

Ernest Pomatto is standing near the doorway of Penn Hills Lawn and Garden wearing a yellow T-shirt emblazoned with “Life Read the full article…

October 27, 2016

My Maple Tree by Nancy Martin

My Maple Tree by Nancy Martin   They say that “home is where you hang your heart.” Growing up in Read the full article…

October 27, 2016

Time spent with gardening couple is special

When I saw Ernest Pomatto holding his father’s sword like garden tool, I knew it would be a story. He Read the full article…

October 27, 2016

Want to try 40 Clove Garlic soup for a good cause on Saturday Nov. 5 in Greensburg?

I’m very excited to be part of the 3rd Annual Soup For A Claus in downtown Greensburg on Saturday November Read the full article…

October 27, 2016

Can a caterpillar predict winter weather?

It’s always cool to discover a woolly bear caterpillar hiding in the garden. I was planting garlic when I stumbled Read the full article…

October 22, 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.”