Pollock Journal | Issue 3: Where the Wild Things are

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Tuscan 5th Grade Class Legacy Project MAY & JUNE 2021

The fifth graders who graduated in June

2021

chose

to

create

a

small

BEFORE

labyrinth garden at the edge of the Dell

at

the

back

of

the

school.

A

group of parents and kids spent time clearing

the

compost.

I

area

marked

and

out

adding

the

circular

design with marking paint and then the

group

got

watering,

and

to

work

laying

-

planting,

mulch

in

the

bed. We planted Purple Love Grass, a tough, native ornamental grass that has

a

wild,

Bickart,

who

natural has

look.

been

an

Barbara artist

in

residence at Tuscan and runs Fire in the

Belly

was

Artmaking

tasked

with

in

Maplewood, creating

a

collaborative art piece for the center of the labyrinth. All the 5th graders participated in adding clear crystals to

the

metal

wire

bowl

Barbara

made, so that it catches sunlight in a lovely way.

Catherine Redd Tuscan School Parent & Landscape Architect

AFTER