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.

Backyard composting, rain barrel workshops on tap for 2019

The Pennsylvania Resources Council is offering plenty of workshops next spring, with focuses on backyard composting as well as rain barrels.

November 14, 2018

Doug’s mailbag: Canna lilies, elephant ears, daffodils/garlic and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about canna lilies, elephant ears, pairing garlic with daffodils and more in this week’s mailbag.

November 12, 2018

Tree planting teaches many lessons, One Tree Per Child Pittsburgh is growing

One Tree Per Child Pittsburgh is growing

November 8, 2018

What’s your biggest garden disaster?

What’s your worst garden disaster? I would like to know. I’m putting together a fun story about how things can Read the full article…

November 8, 2018

Doug’s mailbag: Hibiscus care, tomato seeds, daffodils and succulents

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about hibiscus care, tomato seeds, a hard-to-find daffodil variety and succulents in the winter.

November 5, 2018

Doug’s mailbag: Early garlic, pencil holly, hydrangeas and tree locations

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about an early garlic growth, pencil holly protection, a hydrangea problem and tree location ideas.

November 3, 2018

Garden Road Trip: Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Va

Garden road trip: A visit to the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Va

November 1, 2018

Garden shines at haunted mansion in Salem, Mass.

A stunning garden in Salem, Massachusetts, offers a peek into the past at the Ropes Mansion, which is said to be haunted.

October 30, 2018

Fall Flower Show at Phipps: 125 Years Of Wonder in pictures

Fall Flower Show celebrates 125 year anniversary of Phipps

October 28, 2018

Doug’s mailbag: Bellflowers, sweet potato vine, deer/garlic and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about a mystery flower, whether sweet potato vine is edible and if deer will eat garlic.

October 26, 2018

Acorns, dandelions, crabapples and more foraged for tasty meals

Backyard foraging is fun, easy and provides tasty food

October 25, 2018

A forgotten flower

This forgotten flower is a beautiful surprise

October 23, 2018

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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.”