Monthly Archives: July 2012

Composting Basics

A great way to reduce your family’s solid waste output is to compost. Compost creates a rich, all natural soil nutrient for landscapes, gardens, and houseplants.  It also enhances soil’s ability to retain moisture and can reduce your reliance on … Continue reading

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Earth Machine™ composter bins

Excerpted from the BCUA site (http://www.bcua.org/index.php?mod=News&op=more&id=26) Composting allows you the opportunity to turn your yard waste and kitchen scraps into something useful > rich garden soil! This is a form of recycling that can be done from beginning to end … Continue reading

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Backyard Composting in HP

Harrington Park embraces the benefits of backyard composting! Our current program promoting home composting began in April 2010 when Green Team members set up a demonstration model with a Bergen County Utilities Authority provided Earth Machine™ composter at our Town … Continue reading

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kudus to Will Martin for cleaning up Highland Field on July 7th!

Many thanks to Harrington Park resident and 2012 NVOT graduate Will Martin! Annually since 2008, Will has gathered friends together in early July to clean up the woods at the edge of the fields (…please see the August 27, 2011 … Continue reading

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Highland Field

Highland Field is the main sports/recreational facility located within the Town of Harrington Park. The overall complex has been designed to fill a wide range of sporting and outdoor activities. Highland Field is home to 3 baseball fields, 2 softball … Continue reading

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Enjoy fresh local produce: Jersey Fresh, 2012! Farmers markets…and what is this squash?

It doesn’t get any fresher than this, but if you do not have a garden or your produce is not yet ripe, consider supporting local farmers and businesses. The New Jersey Department of Agriculture’s website http://www.state.nj.us/jerseyfresh or http://www.jerseyfresh.nj.gov/ has listings … Continue reading

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5pm Independence Day in HP

O say can you see by the dawn’s early light,         What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming,     Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight,       O’er … Continue reading

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