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.

Why snow is such a great thing (for the garden)

As winter finally arrives in full force and temperatures dropping to single digits, there’s nothing better for the garden than Read the full article…

January 12, 2016

Seeds are easy and a cool way to plant bulbs

I’ve know Jeremy Gruszka of Marshall for many years, I’ve seen him grow up working at Soergel Orchards in Franklin Read the full article…

January 7, 2016

Tough hydrangea actually blooms! In fact twice a season

One of the joys of an event like the Mid Atlantic Nursery Trade Show is stumbling on to interesting plant Read the full article…

January 7, 2016

New gardening trends for 2016 at MANTS in Baltimore

The floor of the Baltimore Convention Center is filled with nurserymen looking for the newest trends for gardeners. They are Read the full article…

January 6, 2016

Applications Now Open for Phipps Master Gardener Program

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is now accepting applications for the Master Gardener Program for green thumbs who want to Read the full article…

December 8, 2015

Tour Winter Flower Show and Hunt Institute with Doug on Sunday 12/6

Join Doug Oster Sunday (12/06/15) as he leads a tour of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and the Hunt Institute Read the full article…

December 3, 2015

Dead flowers and cold rain

A soft, cold rain fell on the garden which is my favorite time to work out there. It’s quiet, beautiful Read the full article…

November 30, 2015

The Thanksgiving Cactus!

The bright red flowers of a Christmas cactus are always a surprise on the windowsill this time of the year, Read the full article…

November 25, 2015

First frost comes late, but the garden still thrives!

As the sun rose, the hinged plastic skylights which cover the kale, lettuce and mustard greens in the coldframe were Read the full article…

November 23, 2015

Beautiful Seeds: Fall Reveals What’s Left After Flowers

Just because a plant is done blooming doesn’t mean it’s not interesting. Seeds and their pods can add another season Read the full article…

November 18, 2015

A love of sharing plants from a lifetime in the garden

  Rocky Franciscus of Carrick has the back of his old red Bronco full of red twig dogwood and curly Read the full article…

November 13, 2015

Join Doug on a trip of a lifetime to the Canadian Rockies

This is a trip for gardeners and non-gardeners alike. The Canadian Rockies is one of the most beautiful areas in Read the full article…

November 12, 2015

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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.”