Deadhead

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Deadhead

An employee of a transportation company who travels for free in order to return home or arrive at his next assignment.
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FOR tip-top tulips next year, wait until the flowers die, then trim off the dead heads, and spray a liquid feed on to the foliage while it is still green - two or three times at weekly intervals.
Other family members, such as marigolds, need the dead heads pinched off regularly and protected from overhead sprinklers, which can break their stems.
AS soon as later daffodils and other spring-flowering bulbs have faded, remove dead heads so their energy is conserved and used to make more flowers for next year.