This book written by R C Dobbs and covers the a century of growing bulbs. The book was published in 1983 and tells the story of bulb growing in Britain, Its origins, Growth, Organisation and Achievements with a glimpse of some of the people involved.

Contents

Preface

Origins

The Breeders

The Birth of the Industry

Expansion and the Dutch Connection

Flowers in Spring and Winter

The South West and Elsewhere

The War Yeas

After 1945 – Ripples of Change

The Scientists – Research and Development

Promotion, Publicity and Organisation

Other Bulbs

Husbandry

The Future

Appendices