Septembet 18, 2017
First of all, what is deadheading? Deadheading is when you cut off old blooms to encourage new ones. While roses will certainly bloom again if you don’t deadhead, it is true they will re-bloom quicker if you do. I usually just snap the the old blooms off when they are finished. This is such a hard job as a gardener but seeing those new blooms is rewarding and so worth it!
I noticed this week at our townhouse that our landscape team has been shaping the hedges….which is another form of deadheading. All the hedges get a haircut….lol. Then new green life will occur next season.
I am not a “deadhead”….but here goes-