The Basics of Deadheading Flowers Class | Amphy
The Basics of Deadheading Flowers with Sean and Allison M | Amphy

The Basics of Deadheading Flowers

Learn what it means to deadhead your garden flowers, why it's important, and how to do it.


What you'll learn

With Sean and Allison from Spoken Garden, learn what it means to deadhead flowers in your garden, what to look for, what tools you will need, and how deadhead flowers so not only will you encourage your plants to keep flowering, but you will also keep your garden looking nice and tidy. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to walk outside and recognize the plants in your own garden that need to be deadheaded and how to get it done.

This class is perfect for

Any new or seasoned gardener that wants to learn more about how to care for their flowering plants and the importance of removing old flowers from their garden.

Your Teacher

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Sean McManus studied environmental horticulture at Washington State University where he earned both a Bachelor's ('00) and Master's ('04) in Environmental Horticulture. He has experience as an assistant greenhouse grower (1yr), college level teaching assistant(1.5 yrs), USDA research assistant and research associate (1/2 yr) , gardener/landscaper (8.5 yrs), and project coordinator (6.5 yrs). Allison McManus studied many different interests where she earned her Bachelor's of Science degree in Exercise Science and her Master's in Teaching at City University of Seattle. She is a National Board Certified Science educator (10 yrs) and former middle school science teacher (13 yrs). She has experience as a mentor, instructional coach, and team leader.

What students need

Students will need at least one plant that has old or withered flowers, hand pruners or micro-snips, gloves (optional), and a can-do attitude.

How to participate

Simply click the link in your confirmation email to join the video call.
Note: Be sure to download Zoom for free on a desktop or mobile device before your scheduled class.

Class Reviews

5.0 (1)
  • patricia s

    It was an incredible class, I learned new things and they are an incredible couple!!!

    5 out of 5