How to deadhead to prolong flowering

In this video, Monty shows which blooms to deadhead, to ensure your flowers last right up until frosts arrive.

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Do not To do in January

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Do To do in September

Do To do in October

Do not To do in November

Do not To do in December

Monty Don is in his Jewel Garden, where the richly coloured flowers of dahlias, zinnias and chocolate cosmos are still being produced in abundance. Watch this short video from Gardeners’ World to discover Monty’s handy tip to prolong flowering of these exotic perennials for as long as possible, and at the same time provide colour for your home.