Autumn means it’s time for Halloween and consequently some pumpkin picking. While we’ve already rounded up the top patches in Bergen County and some day-trip worthy spots, we figured it might be helpful to note the top places for the mom on the go.
If you don’t have hours to spend picking out a pumpkin and perhaps have some other gardening needs, then these six garden centers and stores in Bergen County are your easy go-to destinations.
This is a full service garden center and nursery helping you do everything from small plant design work to a full landscaping request. You can prep for the winter while you’re there as they have a firewood delivery service and stay on top of your gardening by picking up mulch and topsoil. Need some interior décor? The florists makes their signature natural bouquets and centerpieces that are one-of-a-kind but can be tailored to your specific needs. Of course, take care of all your fall needs like grabbing pumpkins, corn stalks, hay, wreaths and more.
This farm and garden center is perfect for fall or any season really. They specialize in pumpkins, squash, and gourds, hanging baskets, corn stalks, cabbage, kale, Halloween and Thanksgiving and fall decorative accessories. They have fresh fruit and food (especially the donuts) that are made daily, so make sure to take some to go before you head out.
This family owned and operated garden center will provide hands on and face to face service. They’ll direct you on picking out the perfect pumpkins, mums, ornamental peppers, straw bales, cornstalks, and much more. According to their website, fall is the best time to plant so take advantage of this season to fix your lawn. They are open seven days a week and all year round so be sure to make your way there before it starts getting cold out.
The staff at this nursery can give you tips on how to get the perfect lawn. They also carry everything you could want for your fall decorations – mums, pumpkins, straw, cabbage, kale, gourds, and more. The nursery continues to grow many of the plants it sells in its greenhouses and fields including perennials, annuals, poinsettias, mums, hydrangeas and more.
Eisele’s is spread over 8 acres and their selection is huge. They carry superior quality plants, trees, and shrubs. The nursery has numerous plants and flowers to choose from too. The Garden Center also has the largest assortment of annuals, perennials and herbs. You’ll feel like you’re in a park as the nursery is adorned with statues and fountains.
You won’t want to miss this family owned farm stand this year! They have a huge assortment of pumpkins and gourds along with Halloween decorations. There are also fresh apples and produce, which is perfect to bring home to the family.