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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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Deadheading is a constant chore that is easy to do habitually and very rewarding in its results, so make the most of those garden walks.
Many long-blooming plants require deadheading (pinching off old flowers) through the growing season to encourage formation of new flowers and to keep plants looking neat.
To find out just how important deadheading is, we ran an experiment last year in Sunset's test garden.
Deadheading is a quick way to keep your garden looking pukka.
Shearing, pruning, pinching, deadheading and cutting back are now on our mind.
Deadheading a rose bush means pruning off the spent blooms, so the rose bush doesn't think it needs to go to seed.
as Deadhead daffodils as they fade and keep winter bedding such as primulas, cyclamens and pansies looking good by regular deadheading.
Deadheading dahlia with no ifs or buds 6 I've gone in for dahlias this year but when it comes to deadheading them, how do I tell the buds from the dead flowers?
You know of the chore as deadheading, which is the prompt removal of faded blooms before seed matures.
Usually the plant will try to bloom some more in hopes of replacing the seed that was removed by deadheading.
Deadheading of shrubs in particular is almost guaranteed to double the bloom display next year.