1st June 1921 - Johnsons is founded by war Veteran Eric Johnson

Mr Johnson

Mr  Johnson started the business at Cattal station with minimum assets and a small piece of land bearing a couple of dozen fruit trees on his father-in-law to be’s land. 

Mr Johnson would produce a range of vegetables, fruit, and garden plants that he would sell directly from home and at Wetherby Market. As soon as he could he began growing a few shrubs including privet, lonicera, roses etc and went on to rent 2 acres in a neighbouring field.