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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 open from 9-5 on Saturdays and Sundays and weekdays by appointment. Just send us a message.  We are nearly always on site!

Plants in stock

Allegheny monkey flower
American Black elderberry

Baltic Rush
Beardtongue Calico/ White
Bergamot (Bee balm)
​Big Bluestem

Black-eyed Susan
Bottlebrush grass
Canada wild rye
Columbine
Coreopsis (lance-leaved)
Eastern prickly pear cactus

False wild blue indigo
​Fox Sedge
Goldenrods (not your highway variety:
Elmleaf, Showy,  and lance-leaf



 

Golden Alexander

Great Lobelia
Halberd-leaved Rose Mallow
​Hispid Buttercup
​Indian Grass
​Inland Sea Oats

Ironweed
Joe Pye Weed

Little Bluestem
Lupine
New England Aster
Ninebark

Nodding fescue
Purple coneflower
Pussytoes
Steeple bush

Upland White Goldenrod

Virginia Barren Strawberry
White wood aster

 

Latest News 
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WIlldflower Concert T-shirts Are Here

(Concert T's for people

who prefer to stay home)

Iconic rock designs without the enormous ticket price!

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We are at the Northampton and Greenfield Farmers Markets

During the month of August and September you can visit our booth at the Northampton Farmers market on Tuesdays from 1:30-6:30 and at the Greenfield Farmers Market from 8am -12:30

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Yes, You CAN Do This
Link to full article

This picture was taken in my wildflower meadow on 9/11/2022. I planted these flowers last fall and despite everything - they are thriving. Last September, this was a barren hay field, now it is a meadow, alive with butterflies, bees and birds. If Monarchs are endangered, you can't tell it from my house.

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Caterpillar Catharsis:
Reflections on the emotional impact of the spongy moth infestations.