Doug’s mailbag: Wildflowers, cicadas, tree identifications and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about wildflowers, cicadas, tree identifications and more.
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.
Check out Doug Oster on TV and at the outdoors show
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster’s appearance on KDKA’s “Pittsburgh Today Live” is moving to Fridays, and he’ll also be at the Allegheny Outdoor, Sport & Travel Show this weekend.
February 14, 2019
Hydrangeas explained, here’s how to make them bloom
Here’s how to get hydrangeas to bloom
February 14, 2019
In the Garden: Winter blooms, making more houseplants and planning for spring.
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster doesn’t need a break from the garden, he needs a break from snow on the driveway. He’s walking the landscape making planting plans, showing of beautiful winter blooms and making more houseplants by taking cuttings.
February 13, 2019
Doug’s mailbag: Poison ivy, amaryllis troubles, tomatoes and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about getting rid of poison ivy, dealing with a struggling amaryllis, tomato fungus and more.
February 8, 2019
A Celebration of Seeds! Free event for gardeners on Feb. 23
A winter seed and plant swap at the Carnegie Library offers gardeners a chance to add some new seeds but also grow some new friendships.
February 7, 2019
Gardening With Friends: Pruning Fruit Trees with Noah Petronic
In the first episode of Gardening With Friends, Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster learns the right way to prune fruit trees with instruction from Noah Petronic of Soergel Orchards.
February 6, 2019
Doug’s mailbag: Memorial gardens, orchids and tomato advice
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about memorial garden flowers, orchids that aren’t blooming and tomato advice.
February 1, 2019
Garden ideas to get us through winter
Here are some ideas to get you through winter.
January 31, 2019
In the Garden: Harvesting veggies, saving trees and all about houseplants
Believe it or not, Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is harvesting a lot of greens from the outdoor garden. This is also a great time to cut vines that are climbing up trees. Then Oster explains all about growing houseplants.
January 29, 2019
‘Amazel’ basil is resistant to downy mildew and sterile too
Finally a basil resistant to downy mildew
January 28, 2019
Elementary student’s giant cabbage snares $1,000 from Bonnie Plants
A Western Pennsylvania elementary student earned a $1,000 savings bond for growing a giant cabbage in Bonnie Plants’ national program.
January 25, 2019
Orchid show at Phipps offers colorful inspiration during the gray days of winter
The beauty and fragrances of orchids are wonderful
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.”
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