The popularity of Ferry-Morse seeds varies by retailer. Some popular seeds at The Home Depot are the Sunny Meadow wildflower mix, hummingbird and butterfly mix, and Bloomsdale spinach, as of 2015. Popular seeds at Lowe’s include Jackpot hybrid sweet corn, Cascadia sugar snap peas and Blue Lake bush beans.
The company is a subsidiary of Jiffy International and sells a variety of flower, vegetable, fruit and ornamental plant seeds, as well as potting supplies, garden accessories and seed-starting kits. The founders of Ferry-Morse established the company in 1856 as M.T. Gardner and Company in Detroit, Michigan, and it has continuously operated as a seed supplier since prior to the Civil War.