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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.

A lifetime of gardening together

Glenn and Phyllis Ribblett have spent a lifetime together gardening, both inside and outside. When the couple moved into their Read the full article…

November 9, 2017

Caterpillar Mimics Bird Alarm Calls to Scare Away Predators

We’ve all had to deal with caterpillars in the garden, but the North American walnut sphinx caterpillar has an interesting Read the full article…

November 9, 2017

Join Doug for a trip of a lifetime to Ireland

I’ve been taking gardeners around the world for years and am now offering my first trip to Ireland. We’ll be Read the full article…

November 6, 2017

Fall planting brings spring happiness

My fingertips begin stinging and then go numb while pushing the last cloves of garlic into the cold soil as Read the full article…

November 2, 2017

Three figs are better than none!

I’ve been trying for years to grow figs with mixed results. I’ve had them in containers which were brought in Read the full article…

November 1, 2017

Planting bulbs in the fall for spring flowers

Plant your bulbs in the fall in preparation for flowers in the spring! We give tips on how to plant your bulbs and the best bulbs to plant in the fall.

October 19, 2017

Growing garlic is fun and easy

A small hawk swoops down and perches on a tree limb outside of Lyn Lang’s sun porch in Richland, Allegheny Read the full article…

October 12, 2017

Love of plants bonds gardeners; the gift of a rare shrub

Several years ago Kathleen Hansen walked up to me at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens where I sat at a Read the full article…

October 7, 2017

Elephant ears and brugmansia bring joy to gardener

There’s certainly no question where Sharon Schwartz lives when driving down her street in Penn Township, Butler County. Huge trumpet-shaped, Read the full article…

October 5, 2017

The last pawpaw

The pawpaw might be the last seasonal fruit left. We’re used to finding strawberries and tomatoes in December shipped from Read the full article…

October 4, 2017

One Tree Per Child comes to Avonworth Elementary

Charlie Hargroves enthusiasm for planting trees is infectious as he speaks to students at Avonworth Elementary in Ohio Township. He’s Read the full article…

September 28, 2017

How to plant a tree

The biggest mistake gardeners make when adding trees to the landscape is to plant them too deep, says Dick Till, Read the full article…

September 28, 2017

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