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.

The New Gardener: Surprises galore and several unexpected growths

New Gardener Jess Levo is experiencing her share of mishaps in her garden, but some surprises have left her excited.

July 10, 2019

Ask The Gardener: Marigolds, slugs, hydrangeas and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about multicolor marigolds, possible slug damage, hydrangeas and more.

July 9, 2019

PTL: It’s never too late to make improvements to your yard

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster stopped by Bedner’s Farm and Greenhouse for an appearance on KDKA’s “Pittsburgh Today Live.”

July 8, 2019

PTL: Doug Oster’s watering 101

Doug Oster was in the studio to on KDKA’s Pittsburgh Today Live to explain the how’s and why’s of watering the garden.

July 5, 2019

Ask the Gardener: Garlic, Japanese beetles, mystery plant and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about a garlic growth, Japanese beetle control, a mystery plant and more.

July 5, 2019

Rolling Stones keyboard player Chuck Leavell in tune with music, environment

Chuck Leavell is musical director of The Rolling Stones and an environmentalist too

July 3, 2019

In the Garden: Treating tomatoes for blight, summer bargain planting and feeding containers

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is showing how to deal with fungal issues on tomatoes organically. He’ also has an organic fertilizer for containers and is planting some recently found summer bargains.

July 3, 2019

Ask The Gardener: Pear tree, damaged tomatoes, azaleas and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about a pear tree, a damaged tomato plant, a growth on an azalea and more.

July 1, 2019

Sophomore Gardener: Garden getting greener despite one setback

The Sophomore Gardener: Almost everything is thriving in the garden, except for the tomatoes that were started from seed.

June 29, 2019

Ask The Gardener: Slow peppers, cucumbers, blueberries and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about slow-growing peppers, cucumbers being attacked, blueberries and more.

June 28, 2019

Expert: Cicadas should be no worry for gardeners

Worried about the damage this year’s cicadas may do to your trees? An arborist from The Davey Tree Expert Company says not to be concerned.

June 26, 2019

Ask The Gardener: Tomato protection, late start, weed killer and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about tomato protection, a late gardening start, a Roundup alternative and more.

June 26, 2019

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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.”