Updating your home for the new season is more than just a fun thing to do — it could actually benefit your mental health, too. Have you ever just looked at a display of pumpkins, gourds and Halloween lights at a neighbor’s house (or even in your own home) and felt instantly happier? Well, there’s a scientific explanation for that.
Each year, we create an Autumnal Wonderland full of one-of-a-kind displays and locally-grown pumpkins of every shape and size. Whether you need a small pumpkin that weighs less than a pound or a large pumpkin, we’ve got the perfect pumpkin for you. You’ll find all shapes, sizes and colors of pumpkins and gourds as well as corn stalks, hay bales and autumn garden decorations.
The garden center is closed until Mid-March. Kiln dried firewood is STILL AVAILABLE. For firewood sales phone 201-755-7959 or contact us via email.
The Importance of Autumn Overseeding - If you love your lawn (which we are sure you do), then you realize and comprehend the importance of lawn care and that it goes beyond watering and mowing.
Fall into Goffle Brook Farms for Autumn Beauty. Autumn in northeastern New Jersey is a spectacular display of Nature’s palette. Splashes of reds, oranges, yellows and burgundy create awe inspiring scenes to be enjoyed all across the region. Take a Sunday drive to the mountains or country or just take a short hop to see us in Ridgewood and you’ll revel in an atmosphere of autumn color and décor. Here at Goffle Brook Farms Garden Center we’ve enjoyed experiencing Autumn with our customers for over 54 years now and we’ve come to know what they love about the Fall Season.
If you’re like us and you love your lawn, you want to learn the best tips and tricks to care for it. Jonathan Green has created seven Lawn Care Academy videos to teach you about important topics like soil compaction, balanced pH, how to choose the right grass seed, weed control, and fertilizer. You too can have a lush, green lawn.
The arrival of springtime means dazzling displays of seasonal color annual flowers, blossoming bulbs, and green grass. Unfortunately, with this abundance of Mother Nature’s beauty comes sprouting weeds as well. Crabgrass is one such weed that continually frustrates homeowners year after year.
National Mom and Pop Business Day - Just in time for the weekend, as a local business we are offering a 15% discount savings Saturday, Sunday and Monday (March 27th, 28th and 29th of 2021) on your purchases. Stop in our garden center / farmer’s market and mention this discount offer at the checkout register counter to receive your savings.
Wow time flies! We are only a month away from our re-opening for the 2021 garden seasons. There are plenty of different types of soil and it’s important to ensure you have the right soil for the right plants. So get your garden books out and your thinking caps on. Recall what worked last year and what didn’t; but irregardless of whether it worked or not, it won’t work unless the soil is ideal for plant growth.
In last week’s “develop a plan for your vegetable garden” blog post we recommended as a potting soil/growing medium our Coast of Maine Ocean Forest Potting Soil. Herein is a summary of that recommended garden product as well as a full review by Gardens of Cascadia.
Have you been debating whether or not to reseed or over-seed your lawn this fall? Well, we’ve got great news: it’s not too late! Fall seeding is always preferable to waiting until next spring! Our recommended product for this is Jonathan Green Black Beauty Fall Magic Grass Seed, containing turf grasses specially bred to ensure a successful fall seeding and can be used on both sun and part shade lawns.
Have we got a sweet deal for you. Frank's Honey is now available in our garden center/farmer's market. Produced locally by Ridgewood's own beekeeper and best selling author Frank Mortimer. Frank’s Honey is 100% pure, raw, all-natural, local honey, hand-harvested and hand–extracted from his family cared for hives. Plus, it’s the best tasting honey you'll ever have!
Late August through early September is the perfect window to establish a new lawn (or repair an existing one) with seed. The warm soil insures fast germination and the cooler fall weather that follows mimics the climates these grasses are native to. Grass is a plant and plants need water to survive, especially in the hot and humid summer months, and coming off the August we’ve just experienced we all were more than a little thirsty this year.
Oh my gosh! What is that? It’s beautiful. These common statements are often heard around the patio during summer gatherings or family get-togethers. Mandevilla has become a common and stunning patio plant. It’s brilliant flowers of reds, pinks and whites add a tropical flair to any landscape and/or garden setting.
Bumper Crop Soil Builder is the PERFECT Raised Bed Mix. A premium soil builder created exclusively by MASTER NURSERY® Garden Centers, this soil amendment contains only the finest all natural, rich, organic composted ingredients. Bumper Crop® Soil Builder has been formulated with the vegetable, herb, and flower gardener in mind!
Whoa! Did that winter fly by that fast? Was it because we were anticipating the snow and it never came? None the less, it was still icy cold, windy and at times a tad bit rainy. March has come in like a lamb so it’s time to pull out the rakes, brooms, and wheelbarrow, etc. and do the Spring clean up.
When we first saw this facebook post on Stacie Cahn Greenhouse's Facebook page our jaw dropped. I thought to myself "Oh my gosh, this is exactly what Mom and Dad strived for when they started Goffle Brook Farms 51 years ago. A place where happiness flourishes, where their's growth and friendships made, a place where their is love, kindness and laughter in the air."
Most lawn experts agree that a fall fertilizer application is a good idea in cold-weather climates where winters are a period of dormancy. While lawn care companies and manufacturers of granular and liquid fertilizers recommend fertilization, independent scientific studies from university programs do confirm that late summer and fall are especially good times to fertilize turf lawns.
Goffle Brook Farms celebrates the start of the spring season with a beautiful assortment of Easter flowers. We sell breathtaking lilies, tulips, hyacinths, and daffodils that are sure to brighten up anyone’s day! In addition to our individual plants, we have pre-made Easter flower arrangements and baskets that serve as an easy decorating piece. During your Easter flower shopping, be sure to browse the store for all that’s new this season!
Celebrate Earth Day 2019 and get a free pack of seeds to plant. Make it a family affair and involve the children. Earth Day is a valuable educational resource for children to be explored and experienced and what a better place than at our garden center.