Deadheading roses in summer

Deadhead your roses regularly to prolong flowering - Alan Titchmarsh demonstrates how, in this short video.

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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There are various benefits to deadheading roses in summer. Deadheading removes unsightly spent blooms, it encourages more flowers and prevents your plants wasting energy by setting seed. Watch this short video featuring Alan Titchmarsh to learn effective deadheading techniques. Plus, take a look at our practical project, deadheading roses.