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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.

Doug’s mailbag: Skunks, pawpaws and a memorial tree

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster offers advice on getting rid of skunks by removing what’s attracting them, pawpaws and a memorial tree.

October 2, 2018

Doug’s favorite perennials

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is often asked for his recommendations on what perennials to grow, so here are a few of his favorites.

September 27, 2018

Planting perennials now will pay off for years

Planting perennials now will provide blooms for many years. Perennials come back year after year and many times get bigger with time.

September 27, 2018

Doug’s mailbag: Mushrooms, harlequin bugs, fall planting and more

Gardening editor Doug Oster gets asked a lot of questions. A lot. And he doesn’t mind offering gardening advice. But Read the full article…

September 25, 2018

Phipps Conservatory a nationally recognized leader in sustainability

For nearly 125 years, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has been a destination for plant lovers and those captivated by Read the full article…

September 24, 2018

Doug’s mailbag: Beautyberry, nematodes, tomatoes and more

Gardening editor Doug Oster gets asked a lot of questions. A lot. And he doesn’t mind offering gardening advice. But Read the full article…

September 22, 2018

Doug’s favorite bulbs and how to keep them safe from critters

Here’s my bulb primer with a list of fun things to grow. Snowdrops — These small, pretty white flowers have Read the full article…

September 20, 2018

Bulbs are planted now for spring flower surprises

Winter still had an icy grip on the garden after a brief thaw, when through the snow emerged the spectacular Read the full article…

September 20, 2018

New Gardener: Tomatoes are growing (finally) and other updates

Note: With the guidance of editor Doug Oster, new gardener Mike Palm will be chronicling his adventures (or perhaps misadventures) Read the full article…

September 18, 2018

Doug’s mailbag: Pokeweed, bug identification and voles/moles

Gardening editor Doug Oster gets asked a lot of questions. A lot. And he doesn’t mind offering gardening advice. But Read the full article…

September 17, 2018

Doug’s mailbag: Caterpillars, mystery flowers, onions and more

Gardening editor Doug Oster gets asked a lot of questions. A lot. And he doesn’t mind offering gardening advice. But Read the full article…

September 14, 2018

Monarch butterflies get help from local woman who is raising and releasing them into the wild

Fat green, white and black monarch caterpillars climbed all over the milkweed plants along the driveway of Karrie Klug’s Slickville Read the full article…

September 13, 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.”