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Budding Botanist

"Budding Botanist", 2023-24 edition


For the 7th consecutive year, Klorane Botanical Foundation supports in the USA the competition "Budding Botanist".

This prize initiated by KidsGardening is a great opportunity for all American schools to create an educational garden.


Congratulations to the 20 Budding Botanist Grant Winners!

In 2024, the following twenty programs will be awarded a check for $500 to support the development of youth gardens that help students learn about plants, explore their world, and inspire them to take care of their local ecosystems.

Algodones Elementary School (Algodones, NM)

Bayfield Elementary (Bayfield, WI)

Beaver Ridge Elementary (Norcross, GA)

Bella Mente Montessori Academy (Vista, CA)

Cicely Tyson Elementary Education (East Orange, NJ)

Fort Collins High School (Fort Collins, CO)

Free Orchards Elementary School (Cornelius, OR)

Hall Elementary (Gresham, OR)

James I Tichenor Middle School (Erlanger, KY)

Jewell Elementary- Aurora Public Schools (Aurora, CO)

Jose Menchaca Elementary School (Manchaca, TX)

Laurel High School (Laurel, MD)

P.S. 20 The Clinton Hill School (Brooklyn, NY)

Palm Bay Academy (Palm Bay, FL)

Perryville Jr/Sr High School (Perryville, AR)

Savannah High School of Liberal Studies (Savannah, GA)

Simon Rivera Early College High School (Brownsville, TX)

Sontag Elementary School (Rocky Mount, VA)

Viers Mill Elementary School (Silver Spring, MD)

Woodland Hills Academy Humanities Magnet (Woodland Hills, CA)


The previous Winners Speak Out (2022-2023)



To learn more about the program