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; Explore the gardens of Paris
This is a trip for gardeners and non-gardeners alike. I can't wait to show you Paris. This is the first trip that I've helped build myself, and I did that since I've been there before.
I think it's the most beautiful city in the world. One big bonus, is the fight is direct! It makes the journey so much easier.
You'll eat dinner at the Eiffel Tower, tour Notre Dame Cathedral, see Monet's garden, Versailles, the secret gardens of Paris and more.
On Friday come with me as we get lost in Paris. It's one of the best ways to see the city and don't worry, we'll find our way back to the hotel. That's also a day to kick back if you'd prefer. Sit at a street side cafe and people watch or check out the little shops near our hotel.
Here are all the details, sign up soon, like all my other trips, it's going to sell out. I will only take a maximum of 32 people, that way we get to know each other. I've made many good friends as we've enjoyed traveling together.
This is the easiest way to travel as my friends from Collette provide us a local guide who cares for us through the whole trip. Book soon for a discount as I'm sure it will sell out.
I shot this picture from the top of Notre Dame Cathedral. I was quite a climb, but worth it for the view.
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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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.
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