Saturday Series Don't Forget This Important Step!


As spring turns to summer, the roses at Heirloom are looking beautiful. However, even expert gardeners have to deal with blooms which are spent or dead. These lingering blossoms look ugly against the new buds and blooms of repeat and continual bloomers and can even stop the production of buds in once bloomers. Therefore, it is crucial to remove these dead or spent blooms through the process known as deadheading.

Deadheading is a simple task which consists of removing the unwanted flowers from a rose in order to keep the plant looking healthy and beautiful all summer long. This is an important part of the maintenance roses require to continue blessing us with flushes of color throughout the summer. To learn more about the best method of deadheading your roses, visit our blog by clicking here.