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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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Dying daffodils can be deadheaded but leave green foliage to die back completely.
TIME-SAVING TIP Use a garden vacuum to clear up after trimming and deadheading, especially on plants which can be deadheaded in one go using shears, such as lavender.PLACES TO VISIT Aug 9-10: The West Dean Red Hot Chilli Pepper Fiesta, West Dean Gardens, West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex: Nearly 200 varieties of peppers will be on display in one of the 13 Victorian glasshouses during this event.
LATE flowering roses shouldalso be deadheaded, unless of course they are roses grown for their ornamental hips.