Customers browsing the 1922 catalog distributed by Farmer Seed & Nursery were in for a treat as they opened the front cover. A rare color page inside the catalog presents a show-stopping image of flowers complete with busy butterfly. This collection of Scabiosa, Mignonette, and Salpiglossis seed packets was for sale for the bargain price of 25 cents. Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888: a collection of their catalogs is hosted by the Andersen Horticultural…
Pansies, grapes, currants, and berries are beautifully and colorfully arrayed on the back cover of the 1907 catalog from Farmer Seed & Nursery Co. Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888. Andersen Horticultural Library hosts a collection of vintage Farmer Seed & Nursery catalogs.
These "brilliant" giant zinnias, pictured in the 1918 Farmer Seed & Nursery catalog would brighten any garden. Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888, and a collection of their vintage catalogs is hosted by The University of Minnesota Andersen Horticultural Library.
Colorful California poppies explode off the back cover of the 1920 Farmer Seed & Nursery catalog in vibrant reds, oranges, pinks, yellows, and whites. With whimsical names like Geisha, Wallens Crimson, Rosy Queen, or Vesuvius, these must surely have tempted many a gardener. Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888; a small collection of their vintage catalogs can be found at the University of Minnesota Andersen Horticultural Library.
Catalog Information Company Name: John Lewis Childs Catalog Title: Child's Rare Flowers Vegetables and Fruits Publication Information: Floral Park, NY United States Category(ies) of Cover Art: Mixed Fruit/Flowers/Vegetables Roses