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Forest bathing – give it a try at Beechwood Park!

Per Wikipedia: Forest bathing is the practice of taking a short, leisurely visit to a forest for health benefits. The practice originated in Japan where it is called shinrin-yoku (森林浴) in Japanese (it is also called sēnlínyù (森林浴) in Mandarin and sanlimyok (산림욕) in Korean). The article goes on to state that – studies in Japan … Continue reading

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“How does your garden grow?” HP School garden July 6, 2017

The Harrington Park School courtyard gardens are thriving! This courtyard garden is enjoyed by students and teachers and staff throughout the school year and it is a wonderful resource and educational opportunity for our K-8 students. There is even an … Continue reading

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A small snake in HP

      Harrington Park herpetologists  — please help me on the identity of this little snake (look at the size of the leaf), photographed on Sunday just off the edge of a road in HP after the morning rains. … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Fishing Derby 2017

The annual Harrington Park Father’s Day Fishing Derby took place at Pondside Park on 6/18 from noon to 2pm. After a rainy start, the weather cleared up and quite a few people turned out to fish or to play in … Continue reading

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Annual Fishing Derby – June 18th noon-2pm

Annual Fishing Derby! These photos were taken on a lazy beautiful evening (6/10) at Pondside Park. A toddler and his mom were enjoying the playground, a woman was jogging on the path around the pond, and two adults and a … Continue reading

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Earth Machine home composter – demonstration at the Rummage Sale

Stop by the rummage sale at Borough Hall today to learn about the  Earth Machine™ composter. Theresa is shown here discussing the various feature of this home composter, which the Harrington Park Green Team is selling at cost on consignment from … Continue reading

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Spring wildflowers in Harrington Park

These beautiful wildflowers were observed and photographed in the last few days while I was walking on sidewalks by woods on Central Ave in Old Tappan, Loh’s Place, and Blanche/Pondside Park.           The same wildflowers can be seen … Continue reading

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