Deadheading Annuals and Perennials
Improve a plant’s appearance, control reseeding, and redirect energy with this simple chore
Deadheading improves a plant’s appearance, controls reseeding, and redirects a plant’s energy from seed production to root and vegetative growth. It also prolongs the bloom period of some plants, and in many cases, can encourage a second flush of flowers. In this video, Lee Reich, author of The Pruning Book , demonstrates how to deadhead flowers.