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 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.
Free 'Limbaugh Legacy Potato Top' tomato seeds
Garden trip to London
Join Doug on the garden trip of a lifetime to London, England for the 100th Chelsea Flower Show and more. It's an eight day trip which will
includes air transportation, hotel, nine meals and great garden, castle and city tours.
The trip runs from May 18th through 25th 2013. You need to book soon though, and there's a $200 discount if you sign up now.
Here are some of the highlights: Special access to the 100th anniversary Chelsea Flower Show, London city tour, Hampton Court Palace, Windsor Castle,
Wisley Gardens, Kew Gardens and more.
Call me if you're interested 412-779-5861.
All the details are here
Order a signed copy of Grow Organic or Tomatoes Garlic Basil for only $18.95 plus $4.95 shipping and handling.
Be sure to let me know how to personalize the book before I sign it.
Tomatoes Garlic Basil, The Simple Pleasures of Growing and Cooking Your Garden's Most Versatile Veggies from St. Lynn's Press just released. It's filled with practical gardening advice
along with wonderful stories from Doug's life in the garden.
You can read passages and get a behind the scenes look at the writing process here.
Only $18.95 plus $4.95 shipping and handling. Order both books for $35 with free shipping send to:
PO Box 11013
Pittsburgh, Pa 15237
“For us Southerners, homegrown tomatoes are just about as important as life itself!
Doug Oster lays out how to grow them right in this marvelous new book. Garlic and basil as well – with excellent recipes for all three. A must-read for food lovers!”
“Tomato-Garlic-Basil: it’s the holy trinity of the vegetable garden, and Doug Oster inspires everyone to pick up a trowel. Even more important, he gives a great practical guide to all-natural growing, along with charming stories.
We love having him join us on Martha Stewart's “Morning Living”!” – Kim Fernandez and Betsy Karetnick Hosts of
"Morning Living" (Sirius 112 and XM 157).
-Chuck Leavell, member
of The Rolling Stones, conservationist, author and
co-founder of The Mother Nature Network, www.mnn.com.
Grow Organic is an easy-to-read book that includes eight chapters on everything from soil management, to companion planting, to beneficial bugs for
flowers and veggies. Each chapter contains quick tips for beginning gardeners and advanced quick tips in every chapter for experienced gardeners
more than 250 in all. Co-authors Doug Oster and Jessica Walliser have nearly 50 years of gardening experience between them.
Each chapter also includes "Tell-All" sections that share special methods they ve learned in their own gardens 'been there, done that' lessons.
$18.95 plus $4.95 shipping.
A Gardener’s Notebook: Life With My Garden from St. Lynn's Press has just been released. Authors Doug Oster and Jessica Walliser have created the perfect tool for any gardener.
This is a book for recording the important events happening every day in the garden and in life. It's filled with lots of great gardening tips, a place to map out the garden and stories from Jess and Doug’s life in the garden.
Signed and personalized copies are only $14.95 plus $4.95 shipping and handling. Order all three books for $50 with free shipping. Send to:
PO Box 11013
Pittsburgh, Pa 15237