Bedding grower Edwin Smith dies

Edwin Smith, proprietor of bedding grower E.Smith & Son of Lymm, Cheshire has died.

The bedding plant supply business has been carried on by his son Derek and Derek's wife Sarah.

He was a keen supporter of the BPOA and a promoter of the bedding production industry in the North West including at Tatton Park Flower Show.

His funeral will take place on Thursday 5th April at 1:30pm at Altrincham Crematorium.


Sussex-based horticulturist Colin Bloomfield has died. He was for many years, first a member of the West Sussex Nursery Stock Discussion Group and more recently the chair of its successor the Southern Growers Club.

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