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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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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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Keeping chickens in HP

Harrington Park has a small but growing flock of chicken keepers, who enjoy the pleasures and benefits of quirky pets that make our fertilizer and our breakfasts. The HP Board of Health gives its blessing to the keeping of small … Continue reading

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Single stream recycling is only on the first four Thursdays

Happy Holidays!    and heads up. Single stream recycling is only on the first four Thursdays of every month. There is no pickup on Thursday December 28th. For all the cardboard, wrapping paper, bottles, cans and plastic containers that you … 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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