Ipswich Middle Schoolers Get a Lesson in Ecology

Ipswich Middle Schoolers Get a Lesson in Ecology

The other week, Kate Kennen of Offshoots along with Joanne and Kylie from Studio MNLA ran an ‘Ipswich Green Team’ session for 6th through 8th graders at our New England Biolabs Childcare Facility Project. Students learned the importance of wetlands, native...
Help Bring Art to the Blessing of the Bay Boathouse!

Help Bring Art to the Blessing of the Bay Boathouse!

The Mystic River Watershed Association has launched a campaign to bring public art to the Blessing of the Bay Boathouse in Somerville. They are calling on the community to get involved by doing one or both of the following: 1) send a favorite photograph from along the...
Mulch = Crime Against Horticulture?

Mulch = Crime Against Horticulture?

Another great post from North Creek Nurseries that gets into the pros and cons of various types of mulch and mulching in general. Read the full article here: https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/mulch-crime-against-horticulture   Photo Credit: Gardeners...
Las Vegas to Tap Out on Turf

Las Vegas to Tap Out on Turf

The Southern Nevada Water Authority says ornamental grass requires four times as much water as drought-tolerant landscaping. Facing a long-term and worsening drought, officials believe banning ornamental grass can reduce annual water consumption by roughly 15% and...