40 Under 40, Class of 2023

Hannah Brookfield


BotaniGal LLC

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  • A true entrepreneur, Hannah started her own retail houseplant and horticulture therapy business after nine years managing a greenhouse.
  • Won the 2022 Carrol County Biz Challenge, a pitch event with an $11,000 cash prize for the best business idea.
  • Certified Professional Horticulturist with the American Society for Horticulture Science and Certified Horticulture Therapist.


A Full House: In addition to her houseplant collecting hobby — she has more than 200 — Hannah enjoys horseback riding, beekeeping and flying with her husband.

Fun Facts

A Page Turner: Hannah’s favorite book is “Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln’s Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities” by Amy Stewart.