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It's worth deadheading your flowering plants to get the most from them and removing any flowers that are past their best. Take them off as soon as they begin to droop as this will help to conserve the plant's energy by preventing them from setting
and brown, and I'm wondering exactly how I should deadhead them. Thanks. I remove the seed heads to allow the goodness to go back into the bulbs and then wait until the foliage dies off, which can then be easily removed. Much the same as you would do
the plant with a quick snap of the thumb pushing on the side, or can be cut off with a hand pruner. With the smaller flowered rhododendrons and azaleas, dead-heading is labor intensive and and generally is not required. Dead-heading is usually done to make
the great advice. We still have a great display of lillies in our pots. I am deadheading regularly. What next? When should I cut them down and what do I do with them over the winter? do lillys only flower once ? I have three tubs of lillys two tubs
The practice of removing dead flowerheads in order to encourage more blooms.
I know for most of you this is probably a silly question but do I need to deadhead Begonias I have in hanging baskets? Also what about Fuchsias? Thank you all I find the forum so informatative and entertaining Just snip off the dead flowers
? There doesn't seem to be much info about these amazing plants and I'm not sure that I should be snipping away. Does anyone else have any experience? I've never deadheaded mine, as I only usually do that to my annuals, and this is a shrub really. I hope someone
When you dead-head do you just cut the head off or do you go down to the last leaf or new bud? Thank you If there are a group of buds together then just remove the flower and its stalk. If there is only one flower, then cut it down to the nearest
Lilies are bursting into elegant and colourful blooms at this time of year . It's a dramatic sight, and one you can prolong by simply removing the flowers as they fade.Lily plantsSecateursJuly - August10 minutesJuly - AugustTidy up the lily flowerheads once the petals have fallen...
brilliant info as i have just taken up gardening seriously.Always done gardening but t the age of 48 i want more than just yearly plants. I am new to gardening, we have just move from a flat to a house with a beautiful garden. our daffodils have died back should we now group th...