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.
30% Off ALL Garden Ornaments And Fountains - Studies show that running water relieves stress and even decreases blood pressure and heart rate. Water calms the mind. It just makes us feel good. Outdoor fountains are simple ways to immediately add beauty to one’s outdoor space, whether it’s a meditation garden, a front lawn or a back yard.
A Father's Day Tribute by Donna Dorsey for her beloved father, Richard Osborne, our founder. Lately I’ve been noticing I say the same things he used to say And I even find myself acting the very same way I tap my fingers on the table To the rhythm in my soul And I jingle the car keys When I’m ready to go
Father’s Day is approaching and this is an excellent time to show the dads and father figures in your life how special they are to you. We’ll be open on Father’s Day and you’re welcome to bring your dad and spend as long as you like enjoying the fresh air, browsing the garden center and gift shoppe, and just enjoy being with dad.
Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14, 2023. Moms should be celebrated every day of the year, but especially on Mother’s Day! If you’re searching for gardening gift ideas for Mother’s Day, look no further! A mother who loves to garden would love any of these thoughtful gifts.
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.
Jonathan Green Winter Survival Fall Lawn Food is the ideal fall lawn fertilizer to spread anytime from early September through mid-November
Is there anything more magical than espying a hummingbird, seemingly suspended in midair, dip its long beak into a flower? Sometimes you’ll hear these tiny birds before you see them, their wings making a distinctive whirring sound.
Splash your surroundings with modern artistry of festive Autumn colors of burgundy, pumpkin orange, warm yellows surrounded by the foliage of fall with our seasonal color / autumn decor choices.
If you have noticed many beetles around your yard this summer, you'll want to utilize some type of grub control to control dead patches in your yard. There are many types of beetles such as June beetles, Japanese beetles, and many others that can be easily controlled with some type of grub control. You'll want to eliminate the problem before too much damage is done, and to help prevent future infestation.
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.
“The farther we’ve gotten from the magic and mystery of our past, the more we’ve come to need Halloween.” Our Halloween displays are looking frightfully BOOtiful! Welcome trick-or-treaters to your home with a unique Halloween themed setting created from the decor found at Goffle Brook Farms in Ridgewood. We celebrate Halloween in a big way at the garden center.
The staff of Goffle Brook Farms in Ridgewood N.J. love fall for many reasons, but playing with pumpkins is one of our favorite reasons! Coming in so many different shapes, sizes and colors, pumpkins are so versatile and can be carved, painted, used in cooking and as planters; making the creations endless in nature.
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.
Are you crazy about decorating your yard or porch for fall/Halloween? Goffle Brook Farm & Garden Center is having a contest to pick the best decorated front porch or yard. Contest runs from September 25th to October 28th.
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.
Mid to Late August is a collage of colors at the garden center / farmer’s market. The perennials are bursting with a mesmerizing display of hues and colors, accented with the seasonal color of annuals in their most productive stage of flowering before cooler weather sets in next month.
Implement biological pest control with the addition of beneficial predatory insects to any garden and landscape bed. Practicing sustainable landscaping by releasing beneficial insects provides an excellent learning opportunity for children to learn how Mother Nature naturally builds an eco-system and at the same time reduces the need for chemicals and/or pesticides usage.
Celebrate Mother's Day with Goffle Brook Farms. In the garden center you can select from stunning hanging baskets of Fuschia, Petunias, Ferns, Impatiens and more in a diverse selection of color, texture and foliage. Or perhaps a potted container for the porch or patio from a dazzling display of elegant and unique containers and floral selections