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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.

Tour Winter Flower Show and Hunt Institute with Doug on Sunday 12/6

Join Doug Oster Sunday (12/06/15) as he leads a tour of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and the Hunt Institute Read the full article…

December 3, 2015

Dead flowers and cold rain

A soft, cold rain fell on the garden which is my favorite time to work out there. It’s quiet, beautiful Read the full article…

November 30, 2015

The Thanksgiving Cactus!

The bright red flowers of a Christmas cactus are always a surprise on the windowsill this time of the year, Read the full article…

November 25, 2015

First frost comes late, but the garden still thrives!

As the sun rose, the hinged plastic skylights which cover the kale, lettuce and mustard greens in the coldframe were Read the full article…

November 23, 2015

Beautiful Seeds: Fall Reveals What’s Left After Flowers

Just because a plant is done blooming doesn’t mean it’s not interesting. Seeds and their pods can add another season Read the full article…

November 18, 2015

A love of sharing plants from a lifetime in the garden

  Rocky Franciscus of Carrick has the back of his old red Bronco full of red twig dogwood and curly Read the full article…

November 13, 2015

Join Doug on a trip of a lifetime to the Canadian Rockies

This is a trip for gardeners and non-gardeners alike. The Canadian Rockies is one of the most beautiful areas in Read the full article…

November 12, 2015

Indian Summer Provides Beauty and More Time to Garden!

It’s November and there are still impatiens and peppers in the garden, when is the last time that happened? My Read the full article…

November 2, 2015

The Daffodil Song

It was the sweetest moment. I sat with Pat Morgan in her backyard feasting on a caprese salad she made Read the full article…

October 30, 2015

Homage to the Acorn

While walking on a narrow path to open up the chickens one morning an acorn nailed me right on the Read the full article…

October 30, 2015

Same plant, different partners

  Since I live in the shade I grow lots of impatiens. Luckily impatiens downy mildew wasn’t a problem this Read the full article…

October 22, 2015

Cool weather planting adds color to last through winter

This is a segment from Pittsburgh Today Live discussing what to plant right now to add color to the garden Read the full article…

October 15, 2015

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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.”