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Art and Linda's Wildflowers specializes in turning large, empty, open areas into stunning prairie gardens. Several of their recent projects involved school yards:

Middleton School Prairie

For many years, John Middleton School in Skokie, IL had a large, sandy, weedy eyesore of a front yard. In 1999, Art accepted the opportunity to plant a sand prairie, with the plants and grasses one might find at Illinois Beach State Park near Zion.


Click here for the full story and to see the progress of this terrific project!

Hynes Elementary School in Morton Grove, IL, hired Art to create a new prairie on a very large, open space with a grant from Lucent Technologies.

Here's the original playground:

Hynes Elementary School


Here's a view of the prairie a year later.

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