Plant a Prairie
2022 Grant Period
Who can receive a Plant-a-Prairie Garden Kit?
All Kansas teachers are eligible to receive a free Plant-A-Prairie garden kits this fall from the Kansas Native Plant Society.
2021 grant period applications are closed. 2022 grant applications will be accepted March 15 through May 17, 2022 for delivery mid-September 2022.
What does the Plant a Prairie Kit Contain?
The Plant-A-Prairie garden includes 32 live plants (8 species)—enough for an 8 foot by 10 foot classroom garden—along with a wildflower ID poster, planting instructions, a garden sign, links to teaching resources, and expert advice via phone or email. Kansas teachers K-12 and leaders of youth organizations are eligible to apply. The number of kits is limited.
Plant a Prairie Garden at Your School!
Click here for complete details - the application process, planning, preparation, planting and care of the prairie garden, and links to curriculum materials.
Click here for a listing of native plants, complete with blooming times, height, and sun and water requirements. You will receive eight of these species.
Click here to view and print your Plant-A-Prairie application. Simply complete and mail in.
The Plant-A-Prairie Project is made possible by a generous donation from the June Kliesen Memorial Fund.