The Advertiser-Tribune, 20 Dec 2014 20:57:55 EDTSat, 20 Dec 2014 20:57:55 EDT plants are low-maintenance Christmas gifts Santa brings a flowering plant down the chimney at Christmas, sometimes the care instructions fall off into the ashes, and you may find yourself the owner of a poinsettia, azalea, cyclamen, kalanchoe, amaryllis or Christmas cactus without a...Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTHouse plants need varying levels of care our minds are on decorating the house for the holidays, this is a good time to look over ourhouse plants and do some sorting. Plants come to us in many ways.Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTPark district loses longtime coordinator to retirement Jeanne Dieterich started working at the Sandusky County Park District 35 years ago, the county had two parks. During her career, the park system has grown to 14 parks and a new nature center.Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTDeer hunt numbers decrease County hunters harvested 710 deer last week during the statewide gun season, compared to 747 in 2013, according to Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Throughout Ohio, hunters checked 65,485 deer, a decrease from 75,408 in 2013.Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTPark programs, Dec. 12 County Preschool Pals ages 3-5 with an adult companion are invited to learn about whitetails at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 22 at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve, SR south of Bloomville. A short "deer hunt" is planned.Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT