25
Apr

Deadheading

Deadheading refers to the removal of dead flowers either to encourage more re-flowering/re-blooming. Many annuals and perennials will continue to bloom throughout the growing season if deadheaded.

To deadhead your spent flowers, either prune or pinch them off with your fingers.

2
Apr

Gardening Success

The first rule for gardening success is planting the appropriate plant for the location.  Shady areas require shade loving plants just as a sunny areas require sun loving plants.