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Checkerspot
Farm 

Native plants
for a living
landscape:
located in
Colrain, MA 

About Us...
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We are a native plant nursery located on scenic 112 N in Colrain, MA (ten minutes from Greenfield or Shelburne Falls. 

Our address is 30 Jacksonville Road in Colrain MA. We are closed for the season- be back next year with lots of new plants. 

Fall is the best time to plant!

Latest News 

   GRANT FOR NATIVE PLANT EDUCATION 

 I  can finally announce that I have received a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Agriculture to write curriculum about native plants.  This curriculum will be FREE for anyone to download, it will be grade specific and allied with the MA, Vt, NY and NH science standards.   The website (not the curriculum) is now online.  Go to FiveHundredYardFieldTrip.com

to learn more about how to connect students with ecology education this spring!

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Elm leaf goldenrod radiates its golden clusters of flowers from the center.  It spreads by seed rather than rhizome which makes is well-behaved in the garden. Grows well in sun/ part-sun in all kinds of soil.
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