Mark West Elementary Garden

Mark West is fortunate to collaborate with the Larkfield Community Garden and Learning Center, providing students in grades TK-6th opportunities for outdoor education.

Larkfield Community Garden Website

Lessons in the Garden

Seasonal Tree Journal –

Do you have a tree near where you live? Garden Educator Kerri Rosen shares how to make a nature journal where you can document the changing seasons by observing and drawing a tree every few months! See how the leaves change, the branches grow, and see what animals use the tree for a habitat or for food!

Download the lesson here!

Watch the YouTube lesson here!

Seasonal Tree Collage –

Now is a great time to gather leaves around your neighborhood and make a seasonal tree collage! Garden Educator Kerri Rosen will show you how.

Download the lesson here!

Watch the YouTube lesson here!