Tomato Tips with Doug Oster

Hopefully, you have already started your tomato seedlings, but if not, no worries! Doug Oster, an Emmy Award-winning producer, television host, and garden writer, will be sharing tips and tricks to help your tomatoes thrive this summer. Topics will include late seed starting, all aspects of disease-free tomatoes, and common fungal issues. Register at to receive the Zoom Link for this presentation.

Doug Oster is the Pittsburgh’s Garden Guru. You can listen to him on KDKA radio every Sunday at 7 a.m. on The Organic Gardener. When he is not in his garden, Doug writes a weekly gardening column for The Green Voice, the newsletter for Pittsburgh Earth Day. Oster also appears on KDKA-TV’s Pittsburgh Today Live as a contributor. He hosted, produced, and wrote the one-hour special The Gardens of Pennsylvania for PBS, which won the Emmy for Outstanding Documentary. His fifth book, The Steel City Garden; Creating a One-of-a-Kind Garden in Black and Gold, demonstrates how to create a garden using Pittsburgh’s favorite colors. The garden personality has a strong following on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. Oster’s most satisfying accomplishment was founding Cultivating Success, a garden program for foster and adoptive children. The program operates in two counties near Pittsburgh. Learn more at

Thursday May 12, 2022
7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM