Have you ever wondered about the difference between pruning vs. dead-heading your plants?
Pruning and dead-heading are both garden maintenance tasks but are performed for different purposes.
Listen to our quick segment on this "DIY Garden Minute" to learn about the differences.
This episode is for those of you newbies to more advanced gardeners who need help with the basics of planting your fall perennials.
Also, check out our Best Pruning Shears post here! Be sure to listen to our Podcast Episode 22, the start of our 7-episode mini-series on the 8-Fall Garden Tasks you should be doing and learn how to join our Fall Bootcamp Challenge!
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Pruning vs. Deadheading
Learn about the difference between pruning your plants vs. deadheading your plants.
What You'll Learn:
- What defines pruning?
- What defines dead-heading?
- How do these garden maintenance tasks differ from each other?
- Examples of each.
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- Ep. 9: Fall Pruning
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