Category Archives: wildflowers

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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Treasure Hunt or Scavenger Hunt?

Treasure hunt or scavenger hunt? Or nature discovery experience? (I have no idea which photo will show up on FaceBook — friends please click on the link to see all the photos!) In our few short hours cleaning up the … Continue reading

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2017 Harrington Park Calendar

Bring the beauty of Harrington Park indoors with the 2017 Harrington Park Calendar! All the pictures were taken right here in HP by your fellow residents. The calendar costs $30 and is available for purchase at Borough Hall. Stop by and … Continue reading

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Blooming now in Harrington Park – yellow rocket

Visitors to the Pondside Park baseball field will notice these blooming plants at the edge of the woods. This is a biennial herb of the genus Barbarae that belongs to the mustard family. Barbarea vulgaris, commonly known as yellow rocket … Continue reading

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Blooming now in Harrington Park – the wood geranium

Geranium maculatum, also known as the spotted (or wood or wild) geranium is a perennial spring blooming wildflower. Look down at the edge of our wooded areas and you may see this beautiful plant in flower in the next weeks. … Continue reading

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Blooming now in Harrington Park (or what are the names of these white and yellow flowers I see everywhere?!)

These wildflowers were photographed on 5/10/15 in a slightly shaded wooded area. The pink flower is a Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum), also known as the Spotted Cranesbill. The yellow flower is Winter Cress (Barbarea vulgaris), commonly known as yellow rocket. … Continue reading

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