Useful Herbs in the Garden

By |2018-08-18T21:46:24+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Container Gardening, Hard Goods, Herbs|

There are plenty of useful and beneficial herbs you can grow in your garden. Herbs can be used in many ways, whether culinary, medically, or enjoyed in a cup of tea. Aside from the common uses of herbs, you can use certain herbs while they're growing in the ground. Some herbs can provide protection within your garden by repelling certain insects from attacking other important plants. Just placing your herbs near certain plants can be a great way to organically control pests while also providing yourself with fresh seasonings for many meals!

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It is time to garden again

By |2018-03-23T13:32:06+00:00March 17th, 2018|Container Gardening, Hard Goods, Herbs, Lawn and Garden, Perennials, Plant Care, Seasonal Color, The Farmers Market|

As anyone who travels Goffle Road knows, it isn’t spring until Goffle Brook Farm in Ridgewood puts out its pansy display. That’s been the tradition since Richard and Dancy Osborne opened the place in 1968. Our reopening this year is special, both within our hearts and with our many customers and friends as this marks our 50th Anniversary serving Bergen County.

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Fragrant Indoor Lavender

By |2018-09-29T11:30:45+00:00January 8th, 2018|Container Gardening, Herbs, Perennials, Recipes|

The scent of lavender is one very prominent quality of it, but besides that, there are many other forgotten qualities of the plant. Being one of the easiest herbs to grow, lavender requires little in terms of pest control or fertilizer products and once it's established, rarely needs water. Its scent is very soothing and prominent, making it a great indoor plant just for the fresh scent it brings with it. Its essential oil is also an ingredient in many aromatherapy products, such as lotion, perfume, and candles.

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