Monthly Archives: November 2013

Successful fall cleanup on Nov 16th!

A cleanup of the Bogert’s Mill bridge area and the west side of the Hacksack River/reservoir took place on Saturday Nov 16th. The cleanup was sponsored by Harrington Park’s Environmental Commission, Green Team and Beautification Committee in conjunction with United … Continue reading

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Harrington Park has achieved Sustainable Jersey recertification at the Bronze level!!

Harrington Park has achieved Sustainable Jersey recertification at the Bronze level!! The motto of Sustainable Jersey is “A Better Tomorrow, One Community at a Time”. Please visit the SJ website and for more information about the certification program.  Search … Continue reading

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Hardy (garden) mums are perennials in zones 5-9

Why throw out your hardy mums once the blooms die down?  You can reduce the cost of waste removal and have a beautiful fall garden by planting these perennials.  According to the Better Homes and Garden web site: Location. Choose … Continue reading

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Nothing Gold Can Stay

Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay. … Continue reading

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5:30pm November 2, 2013- Beechwood Park

This post is to celebrate the beauty of the American Beech trees found in Harrington Park’s Beechwood Park! The trees are beautiful in any season, but the park is particularly nice to visit in the fall. The leaves turn yellow … Continue reading

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