Tired of varmints, he built a cage around his garden.

Tired of varmints, he built a cage around his garden.

He’s gardened for seven decades and has a “unique” way to keep his garden varmint free!

What to do about artillery fungus

What to do about artillery fungus

Here’s how to clean artillery fungus off the side of a house and kill the fungus.

Planting cool weather crops and perennials as seen on PTL

Planting cool weather crops and perennials as seen on PTL

Keep planting for fall and winter harvests along with spring beauty.

Doug’s Ultimate Guide To Growing Your Own Tomatoes

Doug’s Ultimate Guide To Growing Your Own Tomatoes

By Doug Oster May 26, 2021 After an early morning downpour followed by gray skies and imminent showers, the time was right to plant the first crop of tomatoes. There is a certain joy when the stars align in the garden. Oftentimes, things are so…

Doug and Andy back together again talking about trees

Doug and Andy back together again talking about trees

It was fun to do this video with my friend Andy Amrhein. We talk all about trees, how to plant, prune and choose the right varieties. This came about after Davey Tree did an extensive study of the trees in Bethel Park and then came…

Helleborus niger blooms through winter. The Christmas Rose!

Helleborus niger blooms through winter. The Christmas Rose!

Helleborus niger begins blooming in November and has continued through the winter despite a foot of snow and frigid temperatures.

Dance of the Snow Birds, feasting at the feeder.

Dance of the Snow Birds, feasting at the feeder.

Here’s a stress reliever, enjoy watching the birds at the feeder.