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.

Amaryllis, paperwhites and hyacinth create a beautiful windowsill

The first day in Amsterdam, I stumbled onto the floating Flower Market along the Singel canal. The huge amaryllis bulbs Read the full article…

December 22, 2016

Houseplants get gardeners through the winter

Stepping out of the cold and into the lush greenery at Chapon’s Greenhouse in Baldwin is like walking into a Read the full article…

December 22, 2016

A Garden of Ice

This is what happens when you turn a photographer loose during an ice storm.  

December 17, 2016

Winter beauties, these plants are stars in the cold

It’s comforting to know that even Keith S. Kaiser, the executive director of the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, still had bulbs Read the full article…

December 15, 2016

Gardeners share their favorite gift ideas

Social media and gardening go together like compost and seeds. When I posed the question, “What’s the best gardening gift Read the full article…

December 8, 2016

Gifts for gardeners as seen on Pittsburgh Today Live

Here are all the gifts for gardeners we talked about on Pittsburgh Today Live. The first group came from my Read the full article…

December 8, 2016

The magical blooms of the Christmas rose are the star of the winter garden

The pure white flowers of Helleborus niger push up from the cold ground just as all the trees above have Read the full article…

December 7, 2016

Free Gardening/Cooking Demo with Doug on Sunday

  On Sunday Dec. 4, 2016 I’ll be joined by radio partner and fellow Trib columnist Jessica Walliser at three Read the full article…

December 3, 2016

Seton Hill potato project helps sisters, students and the hungry

Darren Achtzehn is a soft spoken gentle giant and self-described “farm boy,” whose huge hands bear the evidence of hard Read the full article…

December 1, 2016

Late planting pays off with a winter salad

A chilling wind blows through the garden on the first day of December while harvesting greens with a pair of Read the full article…

December 1, 2016

Grow without soil indoors with hydroponics

It’s approaching 80 degrees in one of the greenhouses at Yarnick’s Farm in Indiana. The rows inside are filled with Read the full article…

November 24, 2016

Morning frost provides beauty

As the morning sun filters through colored leaves waking up the birds it reveals a thick coating of frost. It’s Read the full article…

November 23, 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.”