Ed Brock Sr. started in business by picking and selling blueberries at a roadside stand when he was only eight years old. His parents encouraged his love of the land, farming and gardening. In later years, he opened the current Brock Farms' Route 34 location in Colts Neck. The business grew in popularity, as area residents knew they could purchase the finest produce, bedding plants and flowers at Brock Farms.

In 1958, he opened the Freehold location on Route 9 and both locations enjoy a fine reputation for supplying area homeowners with the finest garden supplies and plants. Nursery products were added in the early 1960's. The Brock's farm over 700 acres of land in Freehold, Smithburg, Deerfield, Bridgeton and Colts Neck where their own nursery products are grown. As long-time, local experts in the horticultural area, they take tremendous pride in their homegrown products. All of their plants are nurtured with care, ensuring you a healthy and bountiful addition to your home and garden.