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.
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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.
Doug’s mailbag: Christmas cactus, gnats, shredded leaves and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about Christmas cactus care, getting rid of gnats, using shredded leaves in the garden and more.
December 21, 2018
Christmas cactus preserves memory of a loved one
A very special plant keeps family memories alive
December 20, 2018
Phipps’ Winter Flower Show is a must see holiday tradition
Winter Flower Show at Phipps has something for everyone
December 14, 2018
Poinsettias thrive at Janoski’s Farm and Greenhouse
Here’s how to choose the best poinsettias and make it thrive
December 13, 2018
Doug’s mailbag: Leaf size, no-light plants and grubs
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about a mega oak leaf, something that grows with no lights and worries about grubs.
December 13, 2018
Well Placed Weed documentary celebrates the life of Ryan Gainey
Ryan Gainey’s exceptional life detailed in film
December 10, 2018
Gifts for gardeners
Find something wonderful for your favorite gardener.
December 5, 2018
The art of healing
Sue Abramson’s photography has helped her through life
November 29, 2018
‘Gardening Santa’ to pay a visit to Hahn Nursery in Ross
The “Gardening Santa” will be paying a visit to Hahn Nursery in Ross for two weekend days in December.
November 27, 2018
Terrariums can be a treat for gardeners when the weather turns cold
Terrariums are clear containers for growing plants indoors, and they offer gardeners a chance to keep growing through the colder months.
November 20, 2018
Heirloom dahlia has a rich family history
This dahlia has been grown for generations
November 15, 2018
Here’s what to do with plants when freezing rain blankets the garden
When trees, shrubs and other plants are covered with a thick coating of ice, the best thing to do is let them thaw naturally.
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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