Located at 50th Street and Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue, NE, Washington, DC, Planters Grove features unique elements that promote sustainability and reflect the neighborhood's unique culture and heritage. These features include:
- 39 newly-planted fruit and nut trees, in addition to 67 serviceberry trees, which expand Washington, DC's tree canopy, as well as provide health and environmental benefits to local residents such as improved air quality and lower summer air temperature
- A border of reclaimed porch columns frames the park's unique peanut-shape and highlights the neighborhood's "front porch" culture
- A rainwater garden collects storm water excess and helps decrease the amount of pollution reaching the adjacent stream
- Azaleas incorporated into the park's design note the beginning of America's urban environmental movement, which began when Lady Bird Johnson responded to the plea of local eight-year-old John Hatcher for azalea bushes for his housing development.
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