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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.

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

These plants purify the air, removing VOC’s and more via NASA study

Here’s the list from a NASA study which looked at houseplants and how they remove volatile organic compounds from the Read the full article…

January 21, 2016

Anemone ‘Honorine Jobert’ named 2016 Perennial Plant of the Year

                                  My garden is Read the full article…

January 20, 2016

Colors, texture and fragrance of windowsill plants get gardeners through winter

        There’s just something that feels good about having plants growing inside during the “off season.” Their Read the full article…

January 20, 2016

PRC composting, vermicomposting and rain barrel classes announced

PENNSYLVANIA RESOURCES COUNCIL ANNOUNCES WINTER 2016 SCHEDULE OF WORKSHOPS The Pennsylvania Resources Council has announced its Winter 2016 schedule of Read the full article…

January 13, 2016

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

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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.”