Alan Bloom (Plantsman)

Alan Bloom (Plantsman)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alan Herbert Vauser Bloom was a British Horticulturist and steam engine enthusiast. During his life he created over 170 new varieties of hardy perennial plants. These and Alpine plants were his specialities. He wrote some 30 books and appeared on radio and television. He was the founder of Bressingham Steam and Gardens. Alan Bloom was himself the son of a nurseryman. Aged fifteen he left school and learned his craft working in various nurseries. In 1926 aged twenty he started his own wholesale nursery business at Oakington. Four years later, Blooms Nurseries had become one of the largest English nurseries of its kind.show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135703463
  • 9786135703467