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245 Morris AveSpringfield, NJ 07081
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Apr 4, 2021
The Perseverance of New York City’s Wildflowers - The New York Times
Lenape people from their ancestral land of Lenapehoking, which encompasses New Jersey, Delaware and parts of Connecticut, Pennsylvania and New York State. The Lenape knew spring by another bloom: white tufts of flowers from the serviceberry tree, which powder its branches like snow in April. Today, serviceberries still bloom in Brooklyn, in both Prospect Park and John Paul Jones Park.A wildflower can refer to any flowering plant that was not cultivated, intentionally planted or given human aid, yet it still managed to grow and bloom. This is one of several definitions offered by the plant ecologist Donald J. Leopold in Andrew Garn’s new photo book “Wildflowers of New York City,” and one that feels particularly suited to the city and its many transplants.Scarlet bee balm.Yellow wood sorrel growing by the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge and Battery Weed fort, in Staten Island, N.Y.Hedge bindweed and rose of Sharon by the ConEd plant on Avenue D, in Manhattan.Butterfly weed.Mr. Garn did not intend for “Wildflowers of New York City” to be a traditional field guide for identifying flowers. Rather, his reverent portraits invite us to delight in the beauty of flowers that we more often encounter in a sidewalk crack than in a bouquet. “They all share a beauty of form and function that offers testimony to the glory of survival in the big city,” Mr. Garn writes. He asks us to stop and consider the sprouts we might pass every day and appreciate them not just for their beauty, but also for their ability to thrive.More than 2,000 species of plants are found in New York City, more than half of which are naturalized, Mr. Garn writes. Some were imported for their beauty; ornate shrubs such as the buttercup winterhazel, star magnolia and peegee hydrangea all reached North America for the first time in a single shipment to the Parsons & Sons Nursery in Flushing in 1862.Others came as stowaways, as the writer Allison C. Meier notes in the book’s introduction. In the 19th century, the botanist Addison Brown scoured the heaps of discarded ballast — earth and stones that weighed down ships — by city docks for unfamiliar blossoms, as he noted in an 1880 issue of the Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club. During one July jaunt to Gowa... Apr 4, 2021
Programs to help Montclairians jump-start their gardens - Montclair Local
May 7- 9 or until they sell out.For those searching for a sustainable native garden, the Essex Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Jersey will hold a free webinar, “Native Gardening for Beginners,” on Tuesday, March 30, at 7 p.m. Dennis HillerudThe program is for both newbie gardeners and those wanting to attract more butterflies, bees, dragonflies and birds. Speaker Dennis Hillerud will teach why native plants are ecologically important and how to work them into the garden. He will showcase 10 native plants that are easy to grow and to buy, and explain how to plant and maintain them.Hillerud is a founding member of the steering committee of the Essex Chapter, owner of DNH Gardens and a master gardener who has taught and lectured widely about horticulture.Deb Ellis, a co-leader of the Essex Chapter, said, “With the increased interest in gardening since the pandemic, we are excited to be offering this webinar. Native plants have a unique and innate beauty, but they also provide irreplaceable wildlife habitat and are key elements in sustaining the earth’s cycle of natural life.“It is especially important to ‘plant native’ in heavily urbanized Essex County. Anyone can be an eco-hero by simply adding to their garden a few native plants like milkweed or purple coneflower!”Registration is required for the webinar.For those wanting to learn more about heirloom flowers and herbs and how to capture them through art, the History Center will hold a series of three workshops. Participants will learn about different spring flowers and herbs, along with their historic importance and traditional medicinal properties, and create a watercolor. The series includes “The Historic Violet,” April 13, “The Historic Tulip,” April 27, and “The Historic Iris,” May 11.All skill levels — beginners to advanced — are welcome, and all materials will be supplied. The series will be led by Diane Israel, the center’s artist and manager of audience engagement, and Susanne Costa, its manager of education. The price is $94.50 for all three workshops; they are not being offered as single classes. Enrollment is limited.The workshops will be held outside, in a socially distanced setting ... Apr 4, 2021
International Women’s Day Marked With Special Delivery Of Flowers For Frontline Workers At Elmhurst Hospital - CBS New York
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The delivery to Elmhurst Hospital is one of 10 happening across the country in celebration of International Women’s Day.
“I walk on the shoulders of so many women who do little things every day to make health care better,” said Elmhurst Hospital CEO Helena Arteaga Landaverde.
Landaverde is the first woman to hold the title CEO at the hospital. She has something she wants little girls to know.
“Your zip code does not define you,” she said.
Her roots go deep in Corona, Queens.
“Being a person of color in this zip code, the likelihood of you being a successful leader and CEO is slim, less than 4%,” she said.
Landaverde defied the odds.
“Elmhurst Hospital, one of biggest in Queens, and someone from the neighborhood is running it. It’s a huge honor,” she said.
And accomplishment, one to be celebrated especially on International Women’s Day.
She started as CEO one month ago. It’s fitting the tulips she received Monday also symbolize new beginnings.
Monday’s special delivery helps kick-off a month long celebration. The culmination a virtual tulip festival at the end of the month.
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Send Valentine Roses from WBUR | Membership - WBUR
Delivery Area & Map(s): We can't deliver outside of New England (with select zones in New York and New Jersey) this year, which means it's a great time to send flowers to somebody closer to home.You can send One Dozen Roses or the Preserved Roses Gift Box almost anywhere in New England. The Ultimate Roses arrangement and our Ode to Love will be delivered by Winston Flowers anywhere within their delivery zone.Fair Market Values: One Dozen Roses ($125), Preserved Roses Gift Box ($250), Ode to Love ($350), Ultimate Roses ($500)Contact Us: 1 (800) 909-9287 to place an order, 1 (617) 686-5532 for assistance, or email firstname.lastname@example.orgOrder Now... Sep 7, 2020
Robert Mercer, CEO who helped win Goodyear War, dies at age 96 - Akron Beacon Journal
But you have to do the right thing by your employees."Mercer’s background Mercer was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, the son of the late Margaret and George Mercer. His father was a Ford dealer and police commissioner in Roselle Park, New Jersey, a New York City suburb.He had a twin brother, Richard, and older brother Donald, both of whom had successful careers in advertising and broadcasting.Mercer won a baseball scholarship to Ohio University but left after one semester when the U.S. entered World War II and he and his twin were drafted into the Navy. Mercer attended officer candidate school at Yale University and received an officer’s commission, and served on the USS Cleveland. He graduated from Yale in 1946 with a degree in mechanical engineering.He is survived by his wife, Mary (Deuel); they married in 1947. That same year he joined Goodyear as a sales trainee, selling conveyor belt and industrial hose in the company’s Duluth, Minnesota, territory that included Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.He was promoted throughout his years at Goodyear and was named company president in 1978, chief operating officer in 1980 and then chairman and CEO in 1983, succeeding Charles Pilliod. He retired as CEO at age 65, with Tom Barrett taking over the top position."It is not an exaggeration to say that the Goodyear of today would not exist without Bob Mercer," said Rich Kramer, Goodyear chairman, president and chief executive officer."As our CEO during the attempted takeover of the company in 1986, Bob stood firm in his commitment to our associates, to the company, to our customers and to the city of Akron. He not only saved the company from an uncertain fate but used the experience to reposition us for growth in the future. Bob added to the legacy of a great American company and planted the seeds for the Goodyear of the future. Everyone in the Goodyear family owes Bob Mercer a debt of gratitude and appreciation."Other activitiesMerce...