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 ecologies,...

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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...

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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...

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Matching Phyto Species to Contaminants

Matching Phyto Species to Contaminants

Ron Zalensky, a contributor to Phyto: Principles and Resources for Site Remediation and Landscape, is a member of a research team that has developed a new contaminant prioritization tool that has the potential to increase the effectiveness of environmental approaches...

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We’re Hiring!

We’re Hiring!

It's true! Join our team as a Mid-level Landscape Architect/Designer, a summer Landscape Architecture Intern, or a Landscape Laborer Intern! See below for position Descriptions: About Offshoots:  Focused on creating productive landscapes that provide ecological,...

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Why You Should Plant Oaks

Why You Should Plant Oaks

Great article by @awaytogarden in the @nytimes yesterday on the value of oak trees and how these long lived giants support more life forms then any other trees in a North America. Plant some oaks! Read the full article from The New York Times here Featured image by...

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