Fall is officially here!

Hillcrest has so much to choose from Harvest to Halloween!

We have mums of all colors, cabbage and kale, hay bales, corn stalks, pumpkins of all sizes, squash, gourdes and fun Halloween decor. 


Be sure to look us up on social media for updates!

 Our hours:

Monday - Saturday: 9am to 5pm

Sunday: 9am to 4pm

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More than a Garden Center...

Landscape Design
We can create a custom landscape design for you property. Whether it's shrubs, trees or flower beds we can create a custom design for your specific needs.
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Seasonal Perennials and Annuals
Herbs and Vegatable Plants
Fresh Local Produce
Floral Arrangements and Design
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About Us

Established in 1945, Hillcrest Farms is a third generation family operated business, managed by Patrick Filoso Sr., Barbara Filoso, and Patrick Filoso Jr.

Our garden center is located in Essex County, and we proudly provide our area with locally grown products.  The retail store includes a floral shop and greenhouses with seasonal plants, trees and shrubs. We are fully licensed in irrigation, pesticide and landscape design. 

    We are proud members of the following associations: NJIA, NJ Public Works, Irrigation Contractor, Unique University Landscape Lighting.




Landscape Design and Construction



Floral Design

Residential and Commercial

FREE ESTIMATES on all landscaping, hardscaping, irrigation. 


Quality Service Pledge:

We personally work with our customers to create unique designs and provide professional service completed in a timeframe suitable for the customer, with high quality results.

Our Retail Store

​Visit our garden center and retail store in Verona located on Bloomfield Avenue to find seasonal specialties and products.​


Spring and Summer

Easter Flowers

Palm Crosses

Annuals and Perennials

Hanging Pots 

Vegetable Plants

Seeds and Fertilizer

Mulch and Potting Soil (Bags Only)

Fresh Produce! (July - September)





Pumpkins and Gourds (all sizes and varieties)

Hay bales, corn stalks, Indian corn

Farm animals from October 1st - 31st including pigs, chickens and goats.


Christmas Time

Home Decorating Services*

Wreaths (plain and decorated)

Fresh cut trees (delivery available)

Variety of garland

Mixed greens


Handmade and decorated grave blankets

Specialty boxwood trees

Custom orders available!  


*So that we can best serve you, please call us or stop in our store to discuss your outside holiday decorating needs.

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So many mums to choose from!