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.

Dreaded Dandelion

If there is one weed sprouting that causes gardeners to let out a collective sigh, it’s dandelions. People hate them. Read the full article…

September 16, 2016

Landscape With Ornamental Grass

Looking to add some variety to your garden? Don’t overlook ornamental grasses. “I think they are nice in the garden Read the full article…

September 16, 2016

Gardening At Work

Robbie Kiefer is the head groundskeeper at UPMC Shadyside and knows a little something about creating a successful garden at Read the full article…

September 15, 2016

Build A Garden With Unique Plants

Professionals share their favorite underused plants with our readers. Meet Russ Bedner, 38-year owner of Bedner’s Farm  and Greenhouse in Read the full article…

September 14, 2016

The beauty and flavor of ‘Green Tiger’ tomato is amazing

Every season brings with it challenges and fantastic surprises too. It’s fun to experiment with new things and when I Read the full article…

September 14, 2016

Moonflower is the star of the twilight garden

It was about six weeks ago when Hahn Nursery started putting deep discounts on annuals. I was thrilled to see Read the full article…

September 13, 2016

Change in light is the prelude to fall

One afternoon the light just looks different. The sun streams through the trees illuminating the garden in a new way. Read the full article…

September 10, 2016

The thrill of discovering a “new” heirloom tomato

It was Betty Robison of Robison Acres in Scenery Hill who told me, “you have to grow ‘Golden King of Read the full article…

September 6, 2016

My favorite weed

  For the most part weeds are the bane of a gardeners existence, but it’s often said a weed is Read the full article…

September 1, 2016

‘Painter’s Palette’ is an easy to grow, beautiful perennial

I first saw ‘Painter’s Palette’ (Persicaria virginiana) growing down the long driveway of Churchill Mayor Paul McKenna. He’s a magnificent Read the full article…

August 31, 2016

Creating Therapeutic Water Gardens

A love of stone and water is necessary if you want a water garden as creative as a work of art. Tim Wood, Read the full article…

August 30, 2016

Despite heat, rabbits and deer it’s been a great garden season

You’ve got to take the good with the bad when it comes to gardening. My biggest challenge has actually been Read the full article…

August 24, 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.”