Deadheading flowers: how to do it and why

deadheading flowers

What is deadheading and why do it? Deadheading flowers is simply the process of removing the spent blooms from your plants. You should typically deadhead as the bloom fades and begins to lose its petals. There are two main reasons for deadheading your flowers. Firstly, deadheading encourages your plant to produce more flowers. Secondly, deadheading …

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Plant hardiness zones and plant hardiness in the USA and UK

Plant hardiness Plant hardiness can be described as follows: Assuming the right amounts of nutrients, light and water the survival of a plant in a particular location is determined by the lowest temperatures it will have to withstand. We therefore say that a plant that can withstand the temperature extremes in a particular place is …

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