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What is Deadheading? And Why is it Important?

Eric Kilby

Deadheading sounds quite dangerous — but in reality, it just means the removal of dead flowers and leaves from a flourishing plant to promote good health. Deadheading not only keeps your garden looking attractive and alive, it also helps your plants by redirecting precious nutrients away from dead flowers and leaves to healthier shoots and blooms. Get in the habit of deadheading early and often. If you spend at least a short time in the garden each day, your deadheading