When the air becomes crisp and the leaves begin to change, you know it’s time to start looking for fall decorations – the best one of all being a plump, orange pumpkin. With several orchards and farms around Woodbridge, NJ, apartments, you’ll have more than your pick of the patch.
Blossom Hill Farm, Eiker Road in Cranbury Township
This family-run, pick-your-own farm is open Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition to picking your own perfect apples, peaches, and pumpkins, they also offer cider, pies, donuts, jams, and jellies.
Giamarese Farm & Orchards, 155 Fresh Ponds Road, East Brunswick
Enjoy the Fall Harvest Season seven days a week in October at Giamarese Farm & Orchards. While admission to the farm is free, tickets can be purchased for fun hayride tours and corn mazes. After picking your own pumpkins, mums, gourds, and corn stalks, visit the various food vendors around the farm for fall favorites.
Habiak Farms, 315 Deans Rhode Hall Road, South Brunswick
Get ready for the flood of fall decor at Woodbridge, NJ, apartments with a weekend of pumpkin picking at Habiak Farms. Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, Habiak offers gourds, corn stalks, and straw. (Note: When the fall season comes to an end, Habiak Farms also sell wreaths as well as choose-and-cut Christmas trees.)
Stults Farm Farmstand, 62 John White Road, Cranbury
Grab your favorite fall recipes and head over to Stults Farm Farmstand for the some of the freshest seasonal ingredients. Find your perfect pumpkins, broccoli, cabbage, tomatoes, beans, and squash from this family-owned farm that boasts “We Only Sell What We Grow.”
Von Thun Farms, 519 Ridge Road (Route 522) in Monmouth Junction
Celebrate the season from Sept. 23 to Oct. 29 with Von Thun Farms’ Fall Harvest Weekends. With a one-price admission to all the fun, the harvest weekends offer pumpkin patch and apple picking, a corn maze, hayrides, and an inflatable obstacle course. Perfect for family fun, Von Thun Farms also provide untraditional fall excitement with corn cannons and pumpkin blasters for you to try. After enjoying the games, find all your fall favorites from fresh apple cider to just-popped kettle corn.
With all the farm fun surrounding Woodbridge, NJ, apartments, the season will be all yours. Get your pumpkin-carving ideas flowing, your costumes planned, jump into a big pile of leaves, and enjoy that perfect fall feeling!