Gardening is fun. You can truly enjoy every day spent outside when you're tending vegetables, flowers, shrubs, and trees.
Doug Oster

Doug Oster

Whether you’re new to gardening or a seasoned tender to your backyard oasis, Doug Oster has something to offer everyone! Simply put, he loves writing about gardening and highlighting gardeners. Beyond writing, Doug is also an Emmy Award winning producer, and television host. 

Support Doug by purchasing one of his gardening books today!



Steel City Garden $17.95

The only place to get a signed, personalized copy of The Steel City Garden: How to Create a One of a Kind Garden in Black and Gold 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!

A Gardener’s Notebook  $14.95

Intended to help you record all the crazy details of life with your garden, A Gardener’s Notebook is Doug’s solution to never finding the perfect journal.

With practical gardening tips and little portraits of his life in the garden, you’ll enjoy every day you can sit outside and jot down your thoughts and observations.


Croatia tour with doug oster

july 9th - 20th, 2021


Doug has been taking gardeners around the world for years, and is now offering an incredible 12-day trip to Croatia on a private yacht! From July 9th through the 20th, 2021, you will experience a seven-night Adriatic Cruise, and visit Dubrovnik, Slano, Mljet National Park, Korcula, Vis, Biševo Blue Cave, Hvar, Bol, Trogir, Split, Diocletian’s Palace, Šibenik, Cathedral of St. James, Krka National Park, Zagreb, Stone Gate, and more! 

We always discover new gardens, cool places to eat, and lots of other fun things during the free time at every stop. A local guide will help every step of the way as soon as we touch down in Portugal.

There’s only room for 36 passengers, bookings need to be completed by June 2020. Click here to book!

Contact Doug at [email protected] or call him at 412-965-3278 for more information.