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dead-head them and feed them - and they are just as lovely again this year!! All I can say is that I accquired a bare root cutting last year, stuck it in the ground, this year it's goiing to flower. They are tough plants Perhaps we've been taken
. access. Really interesting. I will take your advise. Being new to gardening i find your articles very helpful. Loved the recent one about mixing herbs with plants. One question when you say deadhead flowers is it the top or whole stalk like Iris
them.They seem to look after theirselves,just need to deadhead faded blooms.This is also an inexpensive option. Thanks Emma and Sal3. Will definately give the trailing plants a try as the pot is quite tall. Perhaps with Calendulas in the middle?
. I solved this problem by moving all my baskets around once per week. This is easy, as it is when I take them down to feed them and to deadhead them. thanks all I`ll get in my greenhouse and start potting
-just wait- my iceberg has just finished the first flush of flowers which I am dead-heading on a regular basis it will now make new flowering shoots that will bloom in a few weeks Yours should flower soon-hopefully this year- if not next thanks to you all i
going all the while you deadhead it Yes, deadheading helps. I've been doing it with the massive crop I've grown for my wife. Eventually, though, they can't resist bolting. I have deadheaded them and put them outside (in their pots?) where they will get
deadheading needed. The added bonus is that slugs are totally disinterested in them, and even the local rabbit population (which is totally out of hand, and only safe because I'm a veggie!) has shunned them...
and save seed for use next year.Deadheading spent blooms makes plants look tidier and promotes further flowering, but I allow several of my favourite flowers to form seeds. Some are just left to ripen and fall onto surrounding soil to germinate there
.The pansies should last until spring if you deadhead them regularly. Replace them with pots of 'Tête-à-tête' daffodils, or, if they fade earlier, with snowdrops or crocus.More seasonal plant projectsMaking a Christmas wreath.Creating a winter display of aster
the compost surface with small pebbles for a decorative finish.AdamDeadhead the pansies regularly to keep the flowers going through the winter.More winter colour inspirationAdding winter colour with dogwood, fern and skimmia.Creating a winter pot display