Perennial Expert to Share 50 Years of Plant Experience

September 17, 2010 - 07:30

Perennial plant guru Adrian Bloom is getting ready to head out on a speaker’s tour to promote the launch of his newest book "Bloom’s Best Perennials and Grasses: Expert Plant Choices and Dramatic Combinations for Year-Round Gardens."

Bloom is a nurseryman, garden writer and president of the Blooms of Bressingham nursery in Norfolk, England. In his new book, Bloom shares 50 years of experience as a nurseryman and gardener – spotlighting 250 reliable perennials and grasses that are beautiful, easy to maintain, and provide year-round interest. He also explains his trademark "river of plants" technique to create a dramatic focal point in the garden.

Coinciding with the book launch, Bloom has lined up speaking and book-signing engagements focused on the book’s theme. His tour includes:

  • Sept. 22: Perennial Plant Association Northeast Regional Symposium at the Massachusetts Horticultural Society in Wellesley, MA. Pre-registration required at www.perennialplant.org.
  • Sept. 23: An evening with Adrian Bloom at the Cape Cod garden of Paul Miskovsky. Conversation, cocktails and hors d’oeurves will be provided. Tickets available at www.masshort.org.
  • Sept. 25: "Expert Plant Choices" and "Dramatic Combinations for Year-Round Gardens" lectures, Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia, New York. Pre-registration required at www.pyours.com.
  • Sept. 28: Two lectures, lunch and book signing at the University of Vermont’s Davis Center in Burlington. Pre-registration required at www.greenworksvermont.org.

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