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By Carol OMeara
Colorado State University Extension, Boulder County 

A good time to deadhead

Series: Carol OMeara | Story 1

Jocelyn Rowley

Marigolds benefit from regular deadheading, the process of removing flowers from plants when the flowers are fading or dead.

This summer has been glorious for flowers, thanks to wet, cooler weather for the first part of the summer. Gardens are showing off, and with a little help from those who tend them, the flowers should have a spectacular second show.

Keep the bloom going with a simple, but necessary practice. Deadheading, as it applies to gardening, is the removal of flowers from plants when the flowers are fadin...

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