There's life in a dead head

In the past two weeks, the sunny weather meant that a lot of flowers faded much faster and seed heads appeared all over my garden. I've been dead heading my plants to encourage them to flower again and the results have been good, as you can see in the picture above.

I have kept all good seed heads in plastic fruit containers and hopefully I will harvest good seeds out of them. Daisies don't seem to produce good seed heads but many other plants do, including blue bells (but leave them to dye off the stem if you want the goodness to return to the bulb), roses, poppies and countless others.

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