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Awkward spaces just the place for large plants

June 27, 2014 Sometimes, there is an awkward space in the garden that needs a large plant to fill it. There are tall and wide-spreading plants that will serve the purpose. more »»

Versatility, durability of hostas make them perennial winners

June 20, 2014 A couple of weeks ago I wrote about foliage plants, and it seems hostas are the overwhelming favorite in this categor. more »»

Park programs, June 20

June 20, 2014 Seneca County Children ages 6-12 are invited to a “Becoming Julie” program 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays in July, beginning July 1, at Mercy Community Nature Preserve. more »»

Following slower start, vegetables showing good growth

June 13, 2014 I finally have everything planted in the vegetable garden. Although the area is small, I do cram a lot into the 11 plots there. more »»

Fishing derby brings unusual catch for kid

June 13, 2014 Beca Kimmet’s 9-inch striped bass was the most unusual catch during Tiffin Park & Recreation’s annual youth fishing derby at the pond on the Izaak Walton League grounds. more »»

Foliage plants, including herbs, help color gardener’s world

June 6, 2014 June has begun well with pleasant weather and lots of color in the garden. more »»

Park programs, June 6

June 6, 2014 Tiffin The summer concert series is to host Fostoria Community Band at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Hedges-Boyer Park Pavilion. Bring lawn chairs for seating. The show is free. more »»

State money allocated to improve parks around Lake Erie

June 6, 2014 MARBLEHEAD —Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director James Zehringer has announced capital improvements are to be made on Kelleys Island, North Bass Island, South Bass Island and Middle Bass... more »»

Some old plants are our perennial friends

May 30, 2014 You can rely on them to be there when you need them, they don’t seem to change much through the years, they grow older along with you, their appearance is familiar, we see more of them during the... more »»

Park programs, May 30

May 30, 2014 Tiffin Tiffin Park and Recreation Summer Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Hedges-Boyer Park Pavilion with a performance from The North Coast Concert Band. more »»

Outdoors briefs, May 30

May 30, 2014 Electronics recycling slated Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Solid Waste District is sponsoring a television and small electronics recycling collection 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. more »»

Handful of lesser-known fruits worth consideration

May 23, 2014 I have written before about unusual vegetables, flowers, grain and grasses, but I don’t think I have written about unusual fruit. more »»

Briefly, May 23

May 23, 2014 Grant meeting Wednesday FREMONT — Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Joint Solid Waste District is offering a second round of grants in its Competitive Funding Grant Program, and the meeting required before a... more »»

Park programs, May 23

May 23, 2014 Seneca County Toddlers ages 12-36 months with an adult companion can go on a mammal hunt at 6 p.m. June 2 at Mercy Community Nature Preserve on the grounds of Mercy Tiffin Hospital. more »»

Stand up and paddle

May 23, 2014 BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. more »»

Gardeners selling plants, answering questions at market

May 16, 2014 Do you have an hour to spare this weekend? Now that the weather is cooperating with us, the soil warming and nicely damp and the sun appearing at least once in a while, it is time to get planting. more »»

Park programs

May 16, 2014 Seneca County An open house celebration of the partnership between Seneca County Park District and Fostoria’s Geary Family YMCA is planned 1-4 p.m. more »»

Boaters, get a life (jacket)

May 16, 2014 As boating season begins, the sun may be shining, but water temperatures are cold, making it more important than ever for Ohioans to wear life jackets, according to the Ohio Department of Natural... more »»

Feeding time

May 9, 2014 PHOTO BY STEVE WILLIAMS A robin is seen feeding one of her chicks earlier this week near a home in the Tiffin area. The chick is one of four that hatched Monday. more »»

What to know for training climbing plants

May 9, 2014 A few weeks ago, I suggested grouping plants together in the house for more effective display. more »»



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