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Doug Oster is an Emmy Award winning producer, television host and writer. He's also the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Backyard Gardener and co-host/producer 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; A Tulip River Cruise

This is a trip for gardeners and non-gardeners alike. We’ll be cruising on a cozy luxury boat which holds less than 200 people. The ship will be our home for the trip which takes us all over Holland and Belgium. There’s no packing or unpacking and we have wonderful local guide who know just about everything about our destinations. The trip is nine days and includes 20 meals along with airfare and lodging on the ship. This trip needs to be booked by July to get the cabin you want. Both of my other trips sold out quickly, so if this one is for you get a deposit in. The next payment won’t be due until December and of course, as always there’s travel insurance. If anything prohibits you from being part of the trip, you don’t lose a dime. Here are just some of the highlights- Keukenhof is a kaleidoscope of color in bloom with SEVEN MILLION tulips. Tour of Holland’s capital Amsterdam. Bruges, one of Europe’s most perfectly preserved medieval cities. Join a local expert exploring Antwerp’s historical sites including the “Liebfrauenkirche,” Belgium’s largest Gothic church; the legendary “Brabo” fountains; and Rubens’ house. That’s just the tip of the iceberg. These trips are set up to make traveling easy. I’ll be with you from beginning to end. The goal? To have fun of course! Here are all the details . Book soon for a discount as I'm sure it will sell out.





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.

Free 'Limbaugh Legacy Potato Top' tomato seeds

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