The Monarch Gardener donates a portion of all sales to monarch and conservation groups.

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TO MAKE A PURCHASE: send an email to themonarchgardener@gmail.com with your order request and you will receive a total and invoice via Square, or Paypal, Venmo also accepted. Shipping anywhere in the Northeast averages $8-$9 (Additional shipping charges for oversized boxes or outside of the Northeast).  Also available for pick-up in Ipswich MA or Framingham, MA. Local delivery available upon request. 

 


GIFT CERTIFICATES:

Available in any amount and good at the

online shop or for plants at the nursery stand

in spring and summer


GARDEN CONSULTATIONS:

Arrange for yourself, or give as a gift! $75 for a one hour

garden consultation, includes a $50 gift certificate to the plant

nursery and garden plans from photos of your space.

If given as a gift you get a 'free plant' voucher as a thank you

too! Gardens further than 25 miles from Ispwich may cost a

small additional travel fee. ***Note: not booking any more 

consultations until July. ​​



SAVE THE MONARCH                                   LAMINATED 

BUMPER STICKERS, 3"X5":                                POCKET GUIDE  

$1.00                                                              TO RAISING

                                                                      MONARCHS

                                                                      $3.00 

 



​​​PREPACKAGED SEED BALLS:

These are 1" balls of clay and compost

impregnated with seeds. Fall and early winter is the

best time to place them out as they will need a few

months of winter to cue spring germination. These

are perfect for seeding large areas or just a small

garden.  Note code when ordering. All seed balls are

packaged in reusable organza bags unless you note

BULK on your order, then you will receive 50 cents off per

every 12 balls and they will come in a labeled paper bag.

 

SEED BALL MIXES: $4.00/PACKAGE OF 6  (Bulk = $7.50/dozen) 

SBM-MG: NATIVE MONARCH GARDEN SEED BALLS: OUT OF STOCK

two small-garden-friendly milkweeds and five other sun-loving

perennials. Toss into meadow or place in a sunny garden spot in

late fall for spring sprouting. Drought tolerant. 

Packaged in a yellow organza bag.   

Swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)

​    Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa)

    Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

    Joe-Pye weed (Eupatorium maculatum)

    Ox-eye sunflowers(Heliopsis helianthoides)

    Blazing star (Liatris spicata)

    Black-eyed susans (Rudbeckia hirta)

 

SBM-MM MILKWEED MEADOW SEED BALLS: OUT OF STOCK

Recreate a native milkweed meadow!

Toss into meadow or sunny garden spot in

late fall for spring sprouting. Drought tolerant. Packaged in a 

blue organza bag. 

   Common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

  Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa)

  Rough stemmed goldenrod (Solidago rugosa)

  Ox-eye sunflowers(Heliopsis helianthoides)

  New England aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliaea)

  Black-eyed susans (Rudbeckia sp.)

 

 SBM-NW: NATIVE WETLAND SEED BALLS:

Toss into wetland or damp garden area, will also grow in

semi dry conditions. Drought tolerant once established.

Cardinal flower also attracts hummingbirds. Packaged in a 

green organza bag. All seeds locally collected in Massachusetts'

Essex County. Now with blue vervain!! 

  Swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)

  Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium maculatum)

  Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis

​  Blue vervain (Verbena hastata)

 

​SBM-W: WOODLAND MIX SEED BALLS:

Perfect for those typical dry and acidic New England shady

spots and includes poke milkweed, the only shade-tolerant

milkweed. No more excuses to not have that pollinator space

in the shade! Packaged in a white organza bag.  

  Black cohosh (Actea racemosa)

  Blue wood aster (Symphyotrichum cordifolium)

  White wood aster (Eurybia divaricata)

  Poke milkweed (Asclepias exaltata)

​  Wreath goldenrod (Solidago caesia)


SBM-RS: NEW! ROADSIDE/SEASIDE MIX: Sold out until fall 2022

Not just for roadsides or seasides! Have a sunny, dry, tough spot with bad soil where little grows?

This is the perfect mix for you! Everything in it is extremely drought tolerant, can handle the salt spray and sand from the road or sea and won't be fussy at all. Packaged in a white organza bag. 

  Butterflyweed (Asclepias tuberosa)

  Pearly everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea)

  Lance-leaf coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata) 

  Spotted beebalm (Monarda punctata)

  Black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia hirta)

​  Little bluestem grass (Schizachyrium scoparium)

  Silverrod (Solidago bicolor)

  Seaside goldenrod (Solidago sempervirens)


 


SINGLE SPECIES: $3.00/PACKAGE OF 6. (Bulk = $5.50/dozen)

SS-C: COMMON MILKWEED SEED BALLS:  Toss into meadow or place in
sunny garden spot in late fall for spring sprouting. Drought tolerant.
Packaged in a pinkorganza bag. These come 12 to a bag.
Also sold bulk for 25 cents each, or $5.50 per two dozen 
Common milkweed, Asclepias syriaca


SS-B: BUTTERFLYWEED SEED BALLS: Toss into meadow, garden or
any sunny spot. A garden-friendly milkweed that grows up to 24" tall
with a beautiful yellowish/orange spray of flowers. Packaged in 
an orange organza bag.  OUT OF STOCK
Butterflyweed, Asclepias tuberosa
 
 
 SS-S: SWAMP MILKWEED SEED BALLS: Toss into meadow, 
wet spot or small garden. This garden-friendly milkweed can tolerate
wet conditions (even flooding) but is also drought tolerant. Grows up
to 36" tall with a spray of pink flowers.  Packaged in a 
magenta organza bag. 
Swamp milkweed, Asclepias incarnata

SS-CF: CARDINAL FLOWER SEED BALLS: Toss into a sunny

wetland, damp spot in your garden or regular garden soil. Cardinal 

flower can tolerate flooding but is also drought tolerant. Grows 36"

to 48" tall with a spike of red flowers. Packaged in a red organza

bag. 

Cardinal flower, Lobelia cardinalis


SEED BALL SAMPLERS IN GIFT BAG: $3.50/PACKAGE

(Seed balls are color coded - see above for mix species lists)

SBS-NG: MILKWEED AND NATIVE GARDEN SAMPLER: OUT OF STOCK
3 Native Monarch Garden mix balls
2 Butterfly weed balls
1 Swamp milkweed ball. 

Packaged in a purple organza bag.

SBS-MM: MONARCH MEADOW SAMPLER:

3 Meadow mix balls

2 Common milkweed balls

1 Butterflyweed ball

Packaged in a dark blue bag.

SBS-NW: NATIVE WETLAND SAMPLER

3 Wetland Mix balls

2 Swamp milkweed balls

1 Cardinal flower ball

Packaged in a teal organza bag. 

MILKWEED SEED BALL GIFT JAR: $5.00
4 Native Monarch Garden balls, 3 Butterfly weed balls, 

3 Swamp milkweed balls (Seed balls are color coded)

Allergy alert: jars are repurposed peanut butter jars)


Common Milkweed Seed Balls in a Bug Jar

$6.00. Contains 12 common milkweed seed

balls perfect for throwing into fields, along roadsides or in

your garden. Packaged in a plastic bug collecting jar.

 

 MILKWEED FLOSS ORNAMENT

AND SEED PACK: $6.00

For seeds please specify swamp milkweed

or butterfly weed. Comes in gift box.

 

 

MASON BEE HOTELS: $20 Limited supply

The harmless native mason bee does not sting

and is a far more effective pollinator

than a honey bee.   Hang these in your garden

and mason bee moms will lay eggs in the holes, 

pack them with mud and you will have more

happy pollinators!  Available in Lichen, Lake, Moss 

 

POLLINATOR GIFT BOX: $35 SOLD OUT

Ship this lovely collection straight to a loved one! Contains:

-One mason bee hotel (specify color)

-Three seed ball packages of your choice

-One bumper sticker

-One seed package: butterflyweed OR

   common milkweed

​-Your gift message 

-Includes US shipping to anywhere in the Northeast 

(extra fee for farther locations) 


MONARCH REARING KIT: $15

Kit includes a medium Kritter Keeper, 

​a copy of my Pocket Guide to Raising Monarchs,

a packet of common milkweed seeds to start

your own food station, and a sturdy container

with a lid for holding milkweed for your

caterpillar to eat. I never sell animals so please

contact ​me if you are local to Ipswich, MA want to be

added to my "foster list" for when I find too many eggs 

and caterpillars to raise. 

 

BLANK NOTE CARDS:

$3.00 each or four for $10. 

Please specify card A through I

All photos taken by Katie Hone. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HANDPAINTED

INSPIRATIONAL

MAGNETS: $2.00

CHOOSE FROM WORDS SUCH AS 'HAPPY,

BELIEVE, HOPE, LOVE, SHINE, JOY, DANCE

AND HUGS' OR HAVE ONE CUSTOM MADE

WITH A WORD OR NAME. MAGNETS ARE 

APPROX. 1" TO 2" WIDE

 

 


​​GIFT BASKETS:  

​Made to order. Can contain any of the products above.

These are packaged in a 

repurposed, decorative clementine box. 

 



Party Favors! Weddings, Corporate Events,

Baby Showers, Birthday parties!

Contact for pricing: all orders are custom and 

can be made with any available seed ball

combination and colors or you can create

your own! 

 

Milkweed seeds: 25 seeds for $1.50

Common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

Swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)

Butterflyweed (Asclepias tuberosa)


 



All Natural Rabbit Fertilizer 13 oz bag: $10 Back in Stock but limited  

Rabbit droppings are the perfect cold fertilizer for your indoor or outdoor plants

and does not require composting before use. Our odor-free rabbit manure is dried

and ready to use. Richer in nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium (2-1-1) than any

other animal manure, yet it can be applied directly to your plants without burning

them. Sprinkle on the surface of established gardens, push a few pellets into the soil

of your house plants, or use about 1 cup of pellets for an 8 square foot bed while

preparing the soil for new plantings. 
This product is produced by much-loved pet rabbits who hop free in homes around

the North Shore of Massachusetts. They eat a diet made up of greens

(often, but not always, organic) and unlimited grass hay. 
50% of sales of this product will directly benefit: THE HOUSE RABBIT NETWORK who rescued and re-homed over 600 rabbits in 2020: RABBITNETWORK.ORG

 

All plants/products always available for pick up in Ipswich by appointment, or at the farm stand May-July. Click on link at top of page for nursery stock. 
 

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