Goffle Brook Farms

Bergen County’s Best Kept Gardening Secret

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“The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts well out of proportion to their size.”

When the pansies align Goffle Brook Road, spring has sprung. Gardeners know this in their hearts, even though the calendar may say otherwise. There is something about this beguiling springtime flower that sets the emotions astir and reassures those who have been waiting through the long winter that the new season has arrived. 

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See You Again In Mid March

Same Smile & Same Quality Service

“Every gardener knows that under the cloak of winter lies a miracle … a seed waiting to sprout, a bulb opening to the light, a bud straining to unfurl. And the anticipation nurtures our dream.”

While we are closed until Mid-March, you can still call us or email us regarding our kiln-dried firewood or with any other inquiry. Until we see you again; use this time wisely to plan ahead for your vegetable garden. Now is the time to peruse catalogs, make a list of seeds or vegetable plugs you will want to plant, and always keep in mind that it is possible on a small scale, regardless of time, space, money and knowledge to create a productive vegetable garden. Involve the children because encouraging your children to grow their own food is one of the best things you can do as a parent. It teaches them responsibility for a living thing, that vegetables can taste good and that they can become more self sufficient on their own accord.

Kurt Dorsey of Goffle Brook Farms in Ridgewood NJ

If you are new to gardening follow along with our “garden layout blog posts” that are forthcoming in January and February to help you get ahead of the game. Our “plan a garden post” offers suggestions for smaller simpler garden plots for those just learning gardening skills with some design layouts; while our Easy to Grow Herbs and Spices focuses on common culinary herbs that are relatively easy to grow and delicious when harvested and used in a variety of ways. Then there is our “companion planting post” wherein vegetables and herbs that complement one another and like a good neighbor assist each other in growing healthy and being pest free.

Perennial Hydrangea at Goffle Brook Farms in RIdgewood NJ

PERENNIALS FOR THE GARDEN

“Where flowers bloom, so does hope.”
Lady Bird Johnson ”

Perennials are plants that live longer than two years. Perennials may go to seed every year and may even die back to the ground at times, but their root systems are alive and they will grow again when conditions are right.

Herb Gardening in Bergen County - goffle brook farms

HERB GARDENING

“How could such sweet and wholesome hours be reckoned but with herbs and flowers?”

With spring on the way, you might consider growing all you need to make your cooking sing in your own garden or backyard. Herbs don’t need much space and you don’t need to be a green-fingered wizard, either.

spring has sprung at goffle brook farms

SPRING HAS SPRUNG

“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” — Rainer Maria Rilke”

A collage of seasonal color awaits at Goffle Brook Farms this year. With annuals and early season cool crops to plant, soils and amendments for container gardening and gardening tools and decor.

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What Our Customers Say!

This is such a great place. Goffle Brook Farm & Garden Center has friendly and helpful staff that seem to really appreciate your business. They have a great selection of plants, flowers, gardening supplies, great FRESH local produce and I am sure tons of stuff I have yet to discover. The staff is very knowledgeable and always takes the time to walk me through any garden problem or question I have. I’ve been going to Goffle Brook Farm & Garden Center regularly for the past year since my family moved to the area and every time I go I leave happy. What more can you ask for? They will have my loyal business. I think they deserve your business too.

Joe N.

Worth a trip from anywhere to not only purchase plants and garden supplies, but also for friendly Master Gardener advice and information.

Bev Reilly

Great local nursery with friendly, knowledgeable staff. I always leave happy and satisfied with my purchase.

Brian Collier

Really cute garden center. My boyfriend and I stopped by to get some pumpkins. They had a great variety of both small and large pumpkins. They also have a small petting zoo with goats, sheep, and a pig. They have a variety of produce for purchase inside. We wound up sampling cider they were selling and bought that as well as it was delicious. We may go back to get more. Employees were very helpful and friendly. Highly recommend this garden center.

Jessica M

Absolutely incredible! Amazing and unusual selection, friendly and knowledgeable staff, plus LADYBUGS!!!

Lizzie Delgado

LOVE! The employees are great with kids. This place is great for a low-commotion but super fun fall festivity day! Cute animals you can feed, a wide variety of pumpkins, fresh produce, a mini haunted little house, and a bunch more. Definitely will return!

Elana Grace

Love them. Donna, the owner, helped our son, Dillon with his Eagle Scout project to renovate the courtyard at Travell Elementary. They were the only area business to donate FREE plants and trees: 3 Little Pim lilacs, some grasses and other items. Donna was so thrilled to help an Eagle Scout achieve his dream. Interestingly in 2001, when they heard Dillon’s pumpkin that he’d been growing in our front garden patch was stolen (right before 9/11), they dropped off a pumpkin and a painting kit at our front door. We’ve been going there ever since for our Fall mums & corn stalks. These spring photos look so wonderful, think I’ll get pansies here too as this year I didn’t have time to do them from seed. Thanks Donna and all the great staff at GBF&GC

Kathleen Dillon Carrol

Great place to shop they carry best compost I have ever bought. I have been to many garden center but this is the first garden center I have ever been to that had a valet parking that was awesome!!!

Terrence Thomas

One of my favorite places in Ridgewood. You can always tell what season it is at Goffle Brook Farms. The Jersey corn and tomatoes are the summer’s best!

Anthony Damiano

Hands down one of the best garden centers in the area. With a fantastic selection, this small family-owned business cares for you like family. The manager, M, knows everything and is helpful with all requests. The petting zoo for families is nice as well if you have younger kids around. I won’t spend money at a box store or any other garden center anymore. It is worth going out of my way to visit these folks!

Norm Rasmussen

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