Tag Archive: community gardens

Grouting the Art Club Schoolyard Garden Pavers

In partnership with the school’s art teacher, the Beautiful Stuff Project and Groundwork Somerville, Connection Lab and the Argenziano School art club worked all year to make garden pavers inspired by Georgia O’Keefe.… Continue reading

Kennedy School Mosaic Unveiling

After many months of preparation the Kennedy school garden mosaics were finally installed in their place on the sides of the raised garden beds in the playground. This is what the beds looked… Continue reading

Grouting Fun at the Kennedy School

Last week the Kennedy After School Garden Mosaic Club grouted their creations.  Grout is a special kind of cement that’s used to fill the spaces between tiles.  They had a good time mushing… Continue reading

The Kennedy Garden Mosaic is Ready to Grout

With the help of lots of small hands we’ve completed four mosaic panels to mount on the raised garden beds at the Kennedy School.  The kids’ drawings have come to life in colorful… Continue reading

Progress on the Garden Mosaic

Two weeks of work have paid off, and the mosaic is coming along.  We translated the kids’ drawings into panel designs and they’ve started to tile two of the designs.  Hopefully the friendly… Continue reading

Beginning a school garden mosaic

The Kennedy School playground just got a face-lift, and includes a series of new planting beds.  With Support from the Somerville Arts Council, the Kennedy after-school program will be working with Connection Lab… Continue reading

Garden Pavers with the Argenziano Art Club

The wonderful art teacher at the Argenziano School agreed to have her art club make floral mosaics to decorate pavers that will divide the beds in the school garden.  She used PTA funds… Continue reading

Progress on mosaic paver project

After a few more mosaic sessions with about 70 youth participating, the mosaic garden bed numbers are coming along beautifully.  We’re creating variations on a theme, with each number placed inside a circle,… Continue reading

Mosaic pavers for school gardens

What’s Connection Lab’s favorite thing to do? Collaborative art in the interest of public health! And what does a community garden need to make it appealing in the winter as well as in… Continue reading

Groundwork Somerville Data Mural Taking Shape

Work continues on the great infographic-style mural that a class from Prospect Hill Academy designed for the South Street farm. Here’s a picture of how the colors will be laid out (except that… Continue reading