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.

Doug’s mailbag: Soil testing, protecting bulbs, fig tree care and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about soil testing, protecting your bulbs from critters, fig tree care and more.

April 12, 2019

Brownsville Perennial Project teams students with landscape architect and community leaders

Innovative project in Brownsville uses gardens and art

April 11, 2019

In the Garden: Loving daffodils, harvesting greens, fig reveal and planting pansies

Videographer Jess Levo puts her special touch on a visit to Doug’s “Daffodil Hill.” The Everybody Gardens editor is also harvesting lots of greens planted last fall. Every year it’s iffy for the fig tree, Doug reveals if it made it through the winter. Finally, it’s pansy time.

April 10, 2019

Our friend the box turtle

Box turtles show up every once in a while in the garden, and we’re glad to see them.

April 9, 2019

Doug’s mailbag: Peach tree, invisible bugs, lawn bulbs and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about a peach tree, invisible critters, the best “lawn bulbs” and more.

April 9, 2019

Forsythia blooms signal it’s time to apply organic lawn weed control

Here’s how to deal with weeds organically and safely

April 8, 2019

Doug’s mailbag: Orange azalea bush, oak tree and more tree questions

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about an orange azalea bush, oak tree concerns and a bevy of other tree queries.

April 5, 2019

Electric mowers are quiet, powerful and great for the environment

Now you can cut the grass any time of the day with a quiet, rechargeable mower

April 4, 2019

Gardening With Friends: Starting seeds with Steve Janoski

Steve Janoski of Janoski’s Farm and Greenhouse plants thousands of seeds every day. He teaches Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster how it’s done.

April 3, 2019

Doug’s mailbag: Moles, grafting tomato plants, Southern plant and more

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about mole control, grafting tomato plants, whether a Southern plant will survive up north and more.

April 2, 2019

The happy accident

Beautiful mistakes happen in gardening

April 1, 2019

Doug Oster discusses early spring gardening on ‘Pittsburgh Today Live’

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster lets everybody know what can go in the ground now in his weekly appearance on “Pittsburgh Today Live.”

March 29, 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.”