Testing Prolific Growth Aquatic Plants to Remediate Metal Pollutants

Testing Prolific Growth Aquatic Plants to Remediate Metal Pollutants

An Article from The Conversation: U.K. tests phytoremediation potential of fast-growing Eichhornia crassipes (water hyacinth) with promising results. Because the water hyacinth is invasive, testing plants were arranged in pods in the river to keep the species...
Turning an Old Junkyard into a River Park

Turning an Old Junkyard into a River Park

Article from the Mountain Express: using phytoremediation to clean up a brownfield site sitting next to the French Broad River Park in Asheville, NC that had previously been an auto junkyard for more than 40 years. With the initial work started in 2011, the park could...

Announcing 2 New Members of the Offshoots Inc Team!

Offshoots Inc. is very excited to announce two new members to the Offshoots team: Emily Humphrey and Julie Salvatoriello. Emily is a welcome addition to the Offshoots Inc. design team. Emily is a landscape designer from Providence, RI, where she worked for several...
Succulent Beds Planted at Volvo

Succulent Beds Planted at Volvo

The succulent beds were planted this week at our Volvo Village of Boston project! Offshoots designed a low-maintenance and low-water landscape as a part of the full building renovation designed by Arrowstreet Architecture. Waves of Mugo Pines and mixed succulents are...
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...