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: Seeds, leaf gall, bulb sale 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 10, 2018

Doug’s mailbag: Praying mantis, tomatoes, crabgrass and shrubs

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 7, 2018

UPMC South Side garden provides therapy for kids

In Pittsburgh’s South Side neighborhood, there’s a garden of raised wooden beds enclosed by a tall, chain link fence. Three Read the full article…

September 5, 2018

Doug’s mailbag: Dogwood relocation, tomato issues and garlic soup recipe

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…

August 31, 2018

Roses are a family heirloom for this gardener

Marsha Kennedy is warming up to her hydrangea after she’s finally coaxed it to bloom in hues of purple. It’s Read the full article…

August 29, 2018

sunflower days

I have been growing sunflowers for years, and this year I believe my multi flower variety is the tallest ever…~13’ Read the full article…

August 29, 2018

Hummingbird Moth

Saw a Hummingbird Moth enjoying the nectar from some of my flowers

August 28, 2018

1,400+ pounds of fresh produce donated to Pittsburgh food bank

Hundreds of guests got their fill of food at the annual Tomato and Garlic Festival, held at the Phipps Conservatory Read the full article…

August 27, 2018

Golden roses

50th wedding anniversary roses

August 27, 2018

Tithonia and ?

Tithonia is wonderful. My first try. The tall plants with small white flowers on the right, I can’t identify, but Read the full article…

August 27, 2018

Red Garnet Pentas

I’m really liking this Red Garnet Pentas, vinca and heliotrope beside my deck steps.

August 26, 2018

Dahlia beds are hitting their stride…

I love this time of year…. I wake up early so I can see what has happened in my 4 Read the full article…

August 26, 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.”