What Is Deadheading Flowers?

Deadheading flowers involves removing dead flower blooms from a plant to encourage new flowers to grow. You can do this by cutting, pinching or snipping them.

Keywords: growth, pinch, cut back

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T.M. Samuels has been a freelance writer since 1993. She has published works in "Arthritis Today," "Alabama Living" and "Mature Years," and is the author of a gardening book. Samuels studied pre-medicine at Berry College.