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.

Can a caterpillar predict winter weather?

It’s always cool to discover a woolly bear caterpillar hiding in the garden. I was planting garlic when I stumbled Read the full article…

October 22, 2016

Tree Pittsburgh visits Fallingwater to collect seeds for heritage tree nursery

Megan Palomo walks down a gravel path along with four eager volunteers on the way to the historic Fallingwater home Read the full article…

October 21, 2016

Peppers growing in sidewalk crack, this is a green thumb!

T.J. Giles can’t wait to show me something behind Osaka Sushi & Chinese Restaurant in Greentree. He’s the assistant manager Read the full article…

October 20, 2016

Prison garden provides more than vegetables

A group of women laughs as they pull back lush green tomato leaves, revealing pepper plants growing underneath filled with Read the full article…

October 13, 2016

Harvesting peppers, ‘Biquinho’ is a unique, hot and smokey delight

  For most of us the mornings aren’t cold enough to stop peppers in their tracks yet. But it won’t Read the full article…

October 10, 2016

Resilient Figs

As a child, Mary Menniti spent a lot of time with her Italian grandfather, who visited their rural home to Read the full article…

October 7, 2016

Zone Envy

There are just a few beautiful dark-red blooms left on a crape myrtle shrub on display in the nursery area Read the full article…

October 7, 2016

Little red morning glories bring joy to the fall garden

A ‘Cherokee Purple’ tomato plant is completely engulfed by the twisting vines of a morning glory filled with little red Read the full article…

October 6, 2016

My Tiny Garden

love my raised garden built by my father-in-law. Helped me and the boys learn about gardening this year!

October 5, 2016

Join Doug on a trip to London and the Chelsea Flower Show

    I’m taking gardeners to London this spring to see the historic Chelsea Flower Show and more on an Read the full article…

September 30, 2016

Goldenrod should be treasured not reviled (it’s not making you sneeze)

  The bright yellow airy blooms of goldenrod sway in the fall breeze at just about every turn. To some Read the full article…

September 29, 2016

Seven son flower (heptacodioum) is a great fall blooming shrub

It’s always wonderful to have something in the garden that blooms at the end of the season. When I’m searching Read the full article…

September 28, 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.”