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...
Senior Associate Terry Kinsler Featured in New England Home Magazine

Senior Associate Terry Kinsler Featured in New England Home Magazine

Our very own Terry Kinsler was featured in the March-April Issue of New England Home Magazine! The client made a simple request: “I want white flowers and a secret garden.” Providing this on a small lot with a close neighbor required thoughtful study of the views to...
Low Maintenance Native Alternatives to Lawn

Low Maintenance Native Alternatives to Lawn

Native grasses and sedges can be used to give a similar look as conventional lawn, but with the added benefits of: Low maintenance – (no fertilizing, weeding, irrigating, weekly mowing) Increased ecological value (deep roots benefiting hydrology, and food and...
Vote on Blessing of the Bay Designs!

Vote on Blessing of the Bay Designs!

During the Public Meeting on Mary 24th, Offshoots Inc and Horsley Witten shared two design schemes for the future riverfront Park along the Mystic River in Somerville. The Mystic River Watershed Association, in partnership with the Mass. Department of Conservation and...
Salt-Tolerant Coastal Residential Garden

Salt-Tolerant Coastal Residential Garden

Salt-tolerant natives are a welcome addition to any coastal garden, and are a must for a year-round healthy garden. This beachside residence in South Dartmouth utilized salt-tolerant natives to blend their residential garden into the preexisting coastal grasses. This...