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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
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

Joe Pye Weed

Little Bluestem
New England Aster

Nodding fescue
Purple coneflower
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.


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