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 Daffodil Song

It was the sweetest moment. I sat with Pat Morgan in her backyard feasting on a caprese salad she made Read the full article…

October 30, 2015

Homage to the Acorn

While walking on a narrow path to open up the chickens one morning an acorn nailed me right on the Read the full article…

October 30, 2015

Same plant, different partners

  Since I live in the shade I grow lots of impatiens. Luckily impatiens downy mildew wasn’t a problem this Read the full article…

October 22, 2015

Cool weather planting adds color to last through winter

This is a segment from Pittsburgh Today Live discussing what to plant right now to add color to the garden Read the full article…

October 15, 2015

Backyard composting and worm composting classes scheduled with PRC

Composting is the best way to recycle. When we recycle bottles, cans and newspapers, we’re doing it because it’s a Read the full article…

October 14, 2015

How to grow garlic and use it in the kitchen

The unmistakable, intense aroma of garlic hits one squarely in the face when Ron Stidmon opens the door to his Read the full article…

October 2, 2015

Keeping fall crops safe from four legged pests

Fall is a great time to plant lettuce and other greens. The plants love the cool weather. If you’re unable Read the full article…

September 24, 2015

Looking for an indestructible, variegated, fall blooming beauty?

Garden surprises make our little world go around, don’t they? Churchill Mayor Paul McKenna is obsessed with hostas, growing hundreds Read the full article…

September 23, 2015

The Huntington Garden in California is Unbelievable

For days friends have been talking about The Huntington. This massive public garden and art museum is breathtaking. With temperatures Read the full article…

September 21, 2015

The “Art” of Gardening Shines at LA Arboretum & Botanic Garden in California

  Bluebird skies and warm, California sunshine welcomed me to the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden. A fascinating Read the full article…

September 19, 2015

Woolly Bear predicts easy winter

Folklore says the wider the orange/brown band on a woolly bear caterpillar, the milder the winter will be. The caterpillar Read the full article…

September 17, 2015

Fall Vegetable Planting Begins Now

                                  While drought and Read the full article…

September 15, 2015

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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.”