The Advertiser-Tribune, 1 Aug 2014 07:56:27 EDTFri, 1 Aug 2014 07:56:27 EDT' lack of progress testing gardener's patience morning, I take my first cup of coffee out to the garden, looking for that first completely red tomato. All my neighbors have beaten me in the tomato ripening stakes this year and I can't wait to catch up.Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTBriefly, August 1 County Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce babies ages birth to 12 months to mud during the next Backpackin' Babies program at 2 p.m. Aug. 12 at Clinton Nature Preserve.Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTRed-tailed hawk a notable hunter of rodents have been fascinated with birds of prey - eagles, hawks, falcons, owls - for thousands of years. We admire their gracefulness in flight and their skill as hunters. We have even trained some of them to hunt for us.Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTEvery community should have green commons area am stretching the boundaries of a garden column here just a bit, but it is a subject I feel very strongly about and it does, after all, involve a square plot of grass.Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTPark programs, July 18 County "Mud, Mussels and Mosquitoes" is the title of a Track & Trail for Teens program set for 5-8:30 p.m. July 21 at Wolf Creek Park, campground entrance. The joint program of Seneca and Sandusky county park districts is for ages 12-17.Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT