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Looking For A Stunning Mother’s Day Gift? Try Osteospermum Spider Purple

Spider Purple has dark purple flowers with an unusual petals shaped like spoons that profusely bloom from spring until fall, giving you long-lasting splashes of vibrant color in any garden. The petals on this zany osteospermum curl inward mid-petal, creating a spoon shape at the tips. An interesting character that is bound to draw attention.

By |2024-05-08T17:04:40-04:00May 6th, 2024|Container Gardening, Perennials|

Rosemary – salvia rosmarinus

If you are into herb gardening with culinary herbs, rosemary plant (Salvia rosmarinus) is an excellent choice for both the garden beds and for growing in containers. It is a fragrant herb that grows as a perennial with a rounded growth habit features slender, needle-like, grayish-green leaves on upright erect woody stem that put forth clusters of small, blue, lavender, or white flowers that appear in late spring thru early summer.

Basil Italian Large Leaf

If you are into herb gardening for culinary herbs, Italian Large Leaf Basil is a must have basil plant. This culinary herb is a sweeter pesto type basil with high yields in the garden. A large variety with medium-dark green leaves, this basil is bigger than most others found in the basil family. Very aromatic and as popular with bees and butterflies as it is with chefs, this is one of our most favorite basil plants. When compared to Genovese the flavor and scent are sweeter and less clove like.

By |2024-05-05T10:41:25-04:00April 25th, 2024|Container Gardening, Herbs, Perennials, Seasonal Color|

Growing Everbearing Strawberries

The everbearing strawberry plant is perfect for strawberry lovers—it bears fruit two to three times per year, giving you plenty of strawberries for recipes like strawberry smoothies and strawberry shortcake. Suitable for gardens and farms in USDA Hardiness Zones 3 through 10, everbearing strawberries are perennials that do well in dappled to full sun.

By |2024-04-19T13:25:35-04:00April 19th, 2024|Container Gardening, Perennials, Plant Care, Recipes|

News 12 Live at Goffle Brook Farms

In our last post we said JUST FOLLOW THE GOFFLE BOOK ROAD. News 12 of New Jersey did just that on March 20th and spent the entire morning browsing the garden center and farmer’s market. News 12’s Lauren Due visited Goffle Brook Farm and Garden Center in Ridgewood to get spring ready. Watch below for more spring tips:

Ornamentals & Flower Seed Sowing Dates

Get ahead on your gardening by starting ornamental and flower seeds indoors and producing your own transplants. With a little planning, a few supplies and tools, plus some know-how, you’ll be on your way to seed starting success. Plant these flower seeds indoors, under lights, six to eight weeks before transplanting into the garden.

Pumpkin Patch

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.

By |2023-09-15T20:16:03-04:00September 14th, 2023|Hard Goods, Perennials, Seasonal Color, The Farmers Market|

Perennials For A Colorful Summer Garden

Mid Summer Perennials - Low-maintenance blooms to fill your garden this summer. Just because July is here, doesn’t mean you can’t make some changes in your garden by adding a few new perennials. There are plenty of options, regardless of the type of space you need to fill. Not only can you plant in July, but it can be one of the best summer months to liven up your garden.

By |2023-07-10T21:51:34-04:00July 10th, 2023|Container Gardening, Herbs, Perennials, Seasonal Color|

30% Off ALL Outdoor Garden Ornaments And Fountains

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 Message to our Founder

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

Give the Gift of Gardening

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.

Autumn at the Garden Center

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.