This article will discuss how to extend the blooming season of knock-out rose (rosa sp.) bushes through “deadheading”.
Before we get started…a few comments on safety and hygiene.
First off, roses have thorns, which most everyone knows. It is recommended that you wear gloves while deadheading your rose bushes. Also, be mindful about long sleeves and pants to protect arms and legs. When grabbing spent blooms or dead stems for removal be sure to “hold” the stem and not “squeeze” the stem as too much pressure can cause thorns ...