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Pollinator Garden

Maintenance

Garden Maintenance

It is important to cut back your flowers after they have finished blooming for the season. This will help them to grow better the following season.

Benefits of Cutting Back Flowers

  1. Reduce Overgrowth
  2. Allows healthy growth the following season
  3. Creates a cleaner appearance

Overgrowth can harm the future growth of your flowers. Coneflower gardens easily become overpopulated due to the amount of bees, butterflies, and other insects they draw. It is important to continue to thin out and cut-back your flowers. You can dig up and re-plant the flowers in another part of your garden to help eliminate overgrowth.

Overgrown coneflower garden

Overgrown pink coneflower garden being prepared for thinning out.

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