Monthly Archives: April 2015

History Day Humus Sale – over 60 cubic yards of composted leaves will go back onto local yards and garden beds…

The 2015 Harrington Park History Day celebration at Borough Hall brought a steady stream of visitors. Quite a few people came to the EC/Green Team table and spoke with the volunteers, who answered questions about recycling, composting, the ongoing activities … Continue reading

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What else is blooming in the woods?

Symplocarpus foetidus, commonly known as Skunk Cabbage, is growing and blooming in the wetlands of Harrington Park. This is fascinating low growing perennial plant can generate heat and melt its way through frozen ground. The flowers emerge first with the … Continue reading

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Happy Arbor Day!

J. Sterling Morton founded Arbor Day back in 1872 with the idea to set aside a special day for tree planting. Arbor Day, now celebrated on the fourth Friday in April in the US “celebrates the role of trees in … Continue reading

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Blooming now in Harrington Park: the Trout Lily!

The Trout Lily, Erythronium americanum, also known as the Dog Toothed Violet, grows in forests in central- eastern Canada and the eastern US. It is an ephemeral spring perennial that grows from a bulb and is only in growth from … Continue reading

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An Earth Day Clean Up Challenge!

On Saturday, April 18th, the Harrington Park Environmental Commission and the Green Team, along with community volunteers, refurbished the Beechwoods trail and picked up litter in the Beechwoods Park. The park and trail look amazing and we hope that this … Continue reading

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Reminder: HP History Day is Saturday, April 25 from 10-2 & check out the Earth Fair 2015 celebration from 11-4 at Stone Point Park!!

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Renew, Reuse, Recycle: Homegrown Mulch and Practical Math

Stop by the entrance to Beechwood Park or the HP recycling center on Ward Way for a smell of “Christmas Past”! The Harrington Park DPW chipping truck makes the rounds of town year round (weather permitting), larger branches left at … Continue reading

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