Deadheading plants helps keep your summer garden flowering for longer, but not all flowers should be deadheaded. Find out how and when to deadhead, and which flowers are better not deadheaded, in this summer garden tips and tour.
00:08 The Middlesized Garden – weather and climate
01:11 What is deadheading?
01:22 Why deadheading creates more flowers in your garden
01:40 Which flowers should you NOT deadhead?
03:39 How to deadhead roses
05:20 A tip for dealing with black spot on rose leaves
05:41 Sarah Raven plants, books, courses, accessories: https://www.sarahraven.com/
05:57 Salvia nursery Dyson’s Salvias https://www.dysonsalvias.com/ are based at Great Comp Garden: https://www.greatcompgarden.co.uk/
06:09 Plants to deadhead include cosmos, dahlias, penstemons, delphiniums, bedding plants including pelargoniums and other plants which flower again in the same year.
06:12 How to deadhead plants
06:25 How often should you deadhead? (As often as you can manage, if there are dead flowers!)
06:31 How to make a flower border look amazing: https://youtu.be/qxVxUDkiwWs
06:59 These are the snipper I bought on Frances’ recommendation. Note that links to Amazon are affiliate and help support this channel (see below): https://amzn.to/3ytUZ9n
07:11 Should you pinch out young cosmos plants?
08:40 Growing alchemilla mollis in the cracks between pavers
09:24 Deadheading or ‘cutting back’?
09:42 Should you deadhead lavender?
09:53 The best way to prune English lavender (blog post): https://www.themiddlesizedgarden.co.uk/absolutely-best-way-prune-english-lavender-beautifully/
10:26 Garden tips and tours playlist 2022: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrZRLHPUbGmCMTHsrzOgjAXx3pQxRkevn
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