ALF Hardingham at his Gorae West property with two of the prized dahlias that he bred – on the left is Glenmarc Phylei-Liz, named after his late wife Phyllis, while on the right is Glenmarc Endeavour, which is on the replica ship of the same name. Picture: KAREN HODGE 2100818kh07
“PLANT them about Melbourne Cup Day and take them out in May.”
Aside from being a catchy rhyme of sorts, it’s also some advice from Gorae West dahlia grower Alf Hardingham about the spectacular tuberous plants, and he should know. Full story in Tuesday's Observer.