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deadheading

A return flight made by a commercial aircraft without any fare-paying passengers or cargo on board. Also called a deadhead flight.
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Thin, weedy shoots should be removed and, unless you want to collect seed or enjoy the decorative seedheads some produce, deadheading should be an ongoing activity.
Deadheading can and should be used for annuals, perennials and flowering shrubs.
Deadheading isn't just a question of aesthetics - making everything look tidier.
After deadheading, regular maintenance will assist future health (and flowering bud production) of your lilacs.
Many long-blooming plants require deadheading (pinching off old flowers) through the growing season to encourage formation of new flowers and to keep plants looking neat.
Participants pay only for actual flight time, never for deadheading or positioning time.
as Deadhead daffodils as they fade and keep winter bedding such as primulas, cyclamens and pansies looking good by regular deadheading.
From mid-August on, deadheading and staking are important components of a well-maintained flower garden.
Deadheading not only improves the appearance of your plants, but will encourage repeat flowering and possibly a second flush.
If you want an easy container plant,choose the trailers for a hanging basket or the bush varieties for pots,and you won't be a slave to the watering can as they survive on little moisture, although they will need feeding and deadheading.
For Christmas I received a small, 6-inch pair of Fiskar's flower scissors that are perfect for deadheading plants and nicking off the ragged ends of sunburned leaves.
To find out just how important deadheading is, we ran an experiment last year in Sunset's test garden.