Where to Get Fall Decor in Rhode Island to Spruce Up Your Home
Find decorative pumpkins, gourds, mums, haybales and more at these farms and shops in Rhode Island and on the border in Massachusetts.
Fall is nearly upon us. Let your interior design skills flow; fill your home, inside and out, with the season’s iconic reds, browns and oranges with fall decor from these local farms and shops. Find decorative pumpkins, gourds, mums, hay bales, cornstalks and more all while supporting our local businesses and families.
Editor’s note: this story was updated from a previous version posted in 2021.
Four Town Farm
This 150-acre vegetable farm, where the points of Seekonk and Swansea, Massachusetts, and East Providence and Barrington, Rhode Island, all join together, has been growing fresh produce and memories for families since the early 1900s. Gourds and pumpkins are located by the farm stand for selection, as well as tall corn stalks and hay bales. You can also pick your own flowers until the first frost of the season.
Details: Open daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 90 George St., Seekonk, Massachusetts, 508-336-5587, 4townfarm.com
Frerichs’ large fall flower and pumpkin selection will have your home looking vibrant as ever. Bring home decorative gourds and colorful mums. Visit the holiday shop, which is filled with fun seasonal items. Take the kids and enjoy various outdoor, socially-distant activities, including building scarecrows, painting pumpkins and riding on the pumpkin coach.
Details: Open for the season on September 11; Tues.-Sun. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 43 Kinnicutt Ave., Warren, 401-245-8245, frerichsfarm.com
Before claiming your fall decor from Dame Farm, pluck some sweet apples from the orchard. The pick-your-own pumpkin selection includes sugar pumpkins, which are $3.75 each, medium pumpkins for $10 each, and large pumpkins for $14 each. Be sure to pick your own flowers in the zinnia and dahlia fields; bring your own hand clippers or scissors.
Details: Open Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 91B Brown Ave., Johnston, 401-949-3657, damefarmandorchards.com
Sweet Berry Farm
After gathering your decorative pumpkins and flowers at Sweet Berry Farm, visit the farm market, or get a sweet fall treat at the pretty farm cafe (be sure to snag an outside table with views of the fields). Wouldn’t a bowl of fresh-plucked apples on your table look nice, too? Apple picking is in full force at the 100-acre farm.
Details: Open daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 915 Mitchell’s Ln., Middletown, 401-847-3912, sweetberryfarmri.com
Confreda Greenhouses and Farms
Step into the garden center of Confreda Greenhouses and Farms and check out the high-quality plants and produce. There are flowers for every season, and fall flowers make for a great display both inside and outside the house. Be sure to bring the kids along for the weekend fall festivals beginning September 18 — think: a corn maze, pumpkin picking, hay rides and visits with barnyard animals.
Details: Open Mon.–Fri., 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Sat.–Sun., 10a.m.-5 p.m. 2150 Scituate Ave., Hope, 401-827-5000, confredafarms.com
Mums, gourds and pumpkins galore. (Plus apple pie; what’s prettier than that?) Pezza Farm has the essentials for fall decor, and hayrides and scarecrow making for additional fall fun. Weekend hay rides (Johnston location only) run from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. beginning September 17 and ending October 30. The Scarecrow Zone is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Johnston location, and it’s $19 if you bring your own clothes; $23 if you use their clothes.
Details: Open daily, 9a.m.-5 p.m., 2279 Plainfield Pike, Johnston, 401-943-2707; Open daily, 9a.m.-5 p.m., 2657 South County Trl., East Greenwich, 401-398-1062, pezzafarm.com