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.

‘Double King’ amaryllis is a show stopper

‘Double King’ amaryllis from Longfield Gardens starting blooming inside just as some daffs opened up along my front walk. Yes, Read the full article…

March 14, 2016

Hurray for Hellebores; Spring blooming, deer resistant beauties

I finally got out in the garden after spending my days at the Home and Garden Show. It was so Read the full article…

March 9, 2016

Free Tickets to Home and Garden Show to see Doug (Free Seeds Too)

I’ll be appearing twice daily at the 35th annual Duquesne Light Home & Garden Show held at the David L. Read the full article…

March 3, 2016

Garden Talk with Doug Thursday, Tips and Tricks to get the Garden Started Early

I’ll be at West Overton Village in Scottdale on Thursday March 3, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. presenting “Tips and Tricks Read the full article…

March 1, 2016

Double snowdrops are stars of the winter garden!

After a long day of working inside on an amazing, balmy 64 degree day, I walked around the corner just Read the full article…

February 29, 2016

Free Gardening/Cooking Demo with Doug and Jess Sunday 2/28/16 (lots of free stuff too)

Join myself and fellow Tribune-Review columnist Jessica Walliser at three Giant Eagle Market District stores on Sunday Feb. 28, 2016 Read the full article…

February 25, 2016

Here’s how to make roses last

Here are a few tips to keep roses from Valentine’s Day fresh. • Use a clean vase, sterilized with a Read the full article…

February 15, 2016

Paperwhites fill the house with beauty and (wonderful?) fragrance

The heavy scent of paperwhites lingers through the air in the house. To me it smells like spring, to others, Read the full article…

February 10, 2016

Flowers in the snow

It is always a sweet surprise when early spring bulbs emerge, but simply amazing to see them covered in soft Read the full article…

February 9, 2016

Thaw brings first glorious blooms to the garden (and worries too)

Laying on my ample stomach on the soft, cool earth, I marvel at the first diminutive snowdrop blooms. The moistness Read the full article…

February 3, 2016

Forcing bulbs is fun, easy and gets us through winter

I’m not sure if there’s any better feeling than seeing the plump flower bud of an amaryllis push out of Read the full article…

January 28, 2016

Ravaged kale and happy kohlrabi as the winter garden persists

It’s always a mystery how cold weather plants will react to the frigid chill of winter. They shake off the Read the full article…

January 27, 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.”