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“We desire to bring the Downingtown community together to promote environmental literacy and ecological coexistence. We plan to restore the local habitat by using native plants and responsible gardening practices to unite the community with its botanical roots. This initiative has the potential to establish a unique identity to the borough by rooting a name for Downingtown within the prestigious horticultural community of Chester County”
Latest Blog Post from ROR
- Back to Our Roots: John Hershey and His TreesAlong the far eastern border of the borough of Downingtown exists an ever-dwindling grove of nut trees. Nestled in and around Woodbine Road, the historically significant “Hershey trees” were planted circa 1921, by John W Hershey, a botanist enthused by concepts of … Read more
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