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.

History lives through garden at Hanna’s Town

Joanna Moyar is using a sharp, long-handled hoe to scalp persistent spring weeds that have settled into the paths between Read the full article…

May 11, 2017

Rock garden at the National Aviary is a tapestry of texture and color

Len Lehman is walking through the meticulously manicured rock garden in front of the National Aviary on Pittsburgh’s North Side. Read the full article…

May 5, 2017

New, unusual and interesting plants as seen on KDKA PTL

I was so excited while exploring Hahn Nursery, discovering all sorts of cool plants. Some I’d never seen before, others Read the full article…

May 4, 2017

Everything is coming up roses

The Rose Garden at Renziehausen Park in McKeesport is still a month away from being filled with fabulous blooms, but Read the full article…

April 27, 2017

Community garden idea growing at Greensburg church

As often happens, hours spent on a tractor can lead to great ideas. When Fred Oestreicher volunteered to cut the Read the full article…

April 20, 2017

‘I just like tulips’

It’s pretty easy to pick out Don and Joan Orlando’s quaint Mt. Pleasant home — there are 1,000 tulips blooming Read the full article…

April 20, 2017

See Doug Sunday at the South Hills Home Show, it’s free!

I’ll be at the South Hills Home Show Sunday April 23, 2017 at 2 p.m. I’ll be talking gardening, answering Read the full article…

April 19, 2017


I had to share a photo of some of my tulips before they disappear! These ones are Red Emperor.

April 17, 2017

Pitt Moss serves as organic replacement for peat moss

Make your garden grow without harming the earth with Pitt Moss. A Pittsburgh-based company is producing an environmentally friendly peat moss substitute.

April 14, 2017

How to have an organic lawn

Just about every person through the door of Evey True Value Hardware in Bethel Park greets owner Andy Amrhein with Read the full article…

April 13, 2017

Plant cool weather veggies now for an early harvest

It’s often said the best garden nursery is the closest one to home, a maxim I happen to agree with, Read the full article…

April 6, 2017

Little Girls and Their Gardens

Ava, 6 and Ivy, 3 of Fairview, PA have already planted their first seeds of the season. Wild flowers, tomatos Read the full article…

April 6, 2017

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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.”