Gardening Jargon – Deadheading
November 19, 2015 | Gardening Jargon | 2 Comments|
Removing faded flowers from plant is called dead heading.
How to do it ?
Pinch or cut off the flower stem below the spent flower
Why to do it?
It keeps energy on the flowers, resulting in healthier plants and continued bloom. Or, say for a beautiful looking garden :).
You can do it when you see some faded flowers or later in spring
Following plants give good result after dead-heading
- Bleeding heart
- Shasta daisy
If you have some other information about deadheading please do care to drop in your comments below.
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Happy Gardening !
Yes, I’ve been doing a lot of that lately!