Hidden Spring Lavender Farm

Open for the Season!

As the weather warms up, New Jersey farms start to bloom with activity and reopen for the season. Celebrate spring by visiting some of these homegrown, family-friendly attractions in The Garden State. We’ve done most of the legwork for you – here are some of our favorites.

Popes’ Gardens
Spring is the perfect time to explore this amazing 10-acre nursery and garden center located in Waterford. Featuring 800 varieties of perennials, vegetable plants, hanging baskets, shrubs, mulches, bird baths and beautiful garden statuary, there’s something for everyone. Visit plenty of Scottish Highland Cows, alpacas, emus and sheep too. Another farm fave: Make It & Take It Gardening Classes for all ages.

Johnson’s Corner Farm
Your kiddos can ride, slide, climb and dig at this fun farm nestled in Medford. Enjoy the Discovery Barnyard & Animal Farm, amazing play areas, spring events like Egg Hunt and Farm Tour Hayrides, Pick Your Own Tulips (April), Pick Your Own Strawberries (mid-May to mid-June), a tasty Farm House Kitchen menu, ice cream and fresh baked goods. Keep in mind: you can have birthday parties and company picnics here too.

Oasis Family Farm
Adventure abounds at this Robbinsville farm! Play and explore in the Fun Zone. Discover treasures in the Gem Mine. Pan for (fool’s) gold in the Amazon Gold Rush. And dig for dinosaurs in the Fossil Adventure. While you’re here, stock up on locally grown farm fresh produce, fresh raw & natural honey, delicious apple cider donuts, exciting Easter and spring events for the whole family and more. Ask about: mulch & topsoil deliveries.

Alstede Farms
Located in Chester, Alstede Farms is where you’ll find all your springtime favorites. From pick-your-own produce, activities for the kids, a charming farm store, homemade ice cream and more. Check out springtime farm tours, including the Easter Tour and Baby Animals Tour with little lambs, ducklings, chicks and baby goats. Fun Fact: you can also shop the farm store online.

Hidden Spring Lavender Farm
Enjoy a wonderland for the senses filled with lavender fields and adorable alpacas at this husband-and-wife-run operation in Skillman. The farm features fifteen types of lavender (peak bloom is in the summer) and a gift shop filled with natural lavender products, aromatherapy items, arrangements, lavender wreaths, gift baskets and alpacas that can’t wait to meet you. If wedding bells are in your future: the farm is a popular wedding venue too.

Historic Longstreet Farm
This spring, discover what farm life was like in the 1890s in Holmdel, New Jersey. Where horses and mules plow the fields, cows and chickens produce milk and eggs, and weekend activities put you in the thick of days gone by. The sights, sounds and smells of rural Monmouth County in the 1890s come alive (including interpreters in period dress) on this 9-acre farm.

As always, before you spring to your destination, check official websites or social media channels for the most up-to-date information and details. Happy spring!