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Doug Oster is Home and Garden editor for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. He's also 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."

Join Doug for a trip of a lifetime to Ireland

I’ve been taking gardeners around the world for years and now am offering my first trip to Ireland. We’ll be traveling together from June 15 through June 25, 2018, exploring much of the country. That might seem like a long time from now, but I’m only taking 32 people and already have nearly 20 joining me for the trip. One of the highlights will be seeing Powerscourt Gardens. It’s been chosen as the third greatest garden in the world by National Geographic. We’ll see lots of other gardens, but also many of the the other “must see” sites the country has to offer. The trip includes Dublin, Irish Evening, Kilkenny, Waterford, Blarney Castle, Killarney, Ring of Kerry, Farm Visit, Jaunting Car Ride, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Galway, Castle Stay and more. The people of Ireland are friendly, funny and a joy to get to know. Some of the the other gardens include National Botanic Gardens, Iveigh Gardens, Mount Usher Gardens and others. We always discover new gardens during our free time at every stop too. Click here for all the details.
Contact me at dougoster@comcast.net or call me at 412-965-3278 for more information.

The Steel City Garden is On Sale now. It's only $15.00 with free shipping!

The Steel City Garden; How to Create a One of a Kind Garden in Black and Gold has just been released and the only place to get a signed, personalized copy is right here. Pittsburgh is the only city in the United States where all of its major sports teams share the same colors.

The Steel City Garden explores the many ways you can dress your garden in black and gold. From plants with eye-catching vegetation to beautiful flowers, like black tulips and buttercup shrubs. How about black and gold flamingos? Must be a Steel City Garden.
You don’t have to call Western Pennsylvania home to enjoy this fun gardening book. When the steel industry collapsed in Pittsburgh in the 70s and 80s, tens of thousands of people left town. But Pittsburgh natives all over the country can still be found cheering on their favorite black and gold teams. “

The Steel City Garden can be a tribute to a city, a way of life, your favorite sports team or just a beautiful place to sit and enjoy.” – Doug Oster, from the introduction.

Former Steelers punter Josh Miller had this to say about The Steel City Garden- "In all my travels, it never ceases to amaze me how many passionate Pittsburgh sports fans there are all over this country! Now, with Doug Oster's new Steel City Garden book, they have one more way to display their loyalties to the Black and Gold... by planting a black and gold garden in their own yards. What a fabulous idea!"

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Doug Oster
PO Box 11013
Pittsburgh, Pa 15237

This is the perfect gift book for any Yinzer or garden lover looking to take the term “Steeler Nation” to a whole new level of loyalty.