Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is still working in his garden in November, and he took time to answer questions during a live Facebook video Q&A.
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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 answers readers questions on Pittsburgh Today Live
Doug Oster has organic solutions for summer garden problems
July 19, 2019
Garden disaster fixed by the Sophomore Gardener and Doug
The Sophomore Gardener, Mike Palm, came over to Doug’s to help him right a giant bird bath that fell over along with a statue which ended up at the bottom of the hill. That bird bath was heavy!
July 19, 2019
Ask The Gardener: Rose problem, neem oil, grafting maples and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about a rose problem, dealing with neem oil, grafting maple trees and more.
July 19, 2019
Franklin Park Conservatory soars with Chihuly glass art
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a spectacular showplace for plants and art
July 18, 2019
In The Garden: Deadheading, harvesting basil and planting seeds
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster is deadheading, harvesting basil and zinnias and planting **record scratch** Hamburg Rooted Turnip Parsley. (Find out more about the unusual seeds in the video!)
July 17, 2019
Ask The Gardener: Blossom end rot, replacing onions, pest and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about blossom end rot, what to plant after onions, a pest problem and more.
July 16, 2019
Ask The Gardener: Tomato leaves, after garlic, zucchinis and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about an issue with tomato leaves, what to plant after garlic, zucchini struggles and more.
July 14, 2019
Ask The Gardener: Weed or flower, day lilies, saving basil and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about whether a plant is a weed or a flower, day lilies, saving basil and more.
July 12, 2019
Growing hardy bananas and sharing the plants brings satisfaction for local couple
You can grow tropical bananas in cold climates
July 11, 2019
In the Garden: Controlling mosquitoes safely, harvesting garlic, bean planting and a lily hack
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster shows a safe and organic way to deal with mosquitoes. He’s also harvesting garlic and explaining how to cure the bulbs for winter storage. Next the garlic bed is planted with bush beans. He’s showing off a favorite weed and has a great idea on how to add beautiful, fragrant lilies to the garden.
July 10, 2019
The New Gardener: Surprises galore and several unexpected growths
New Gardener Jess Levo is experiencing her share of mishaps in her garden, but some surprises have left her excited.
July 10, 2019
Ask The Gardener: Marigolds, slugs, hydrangeas and more
Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about multicolor marigolds, possible slug damage, hydrangeas and more.
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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