Deadhead roses

If roses aren't reblooming as much as you expected, it could be the heat. Another reason is that you didn't remove the faded flowers. The best way is to cut the old blooms off at a 45-degree angle one-fourth inch above a cluster of five leaves. With miniature roses, you can just remove them with hedge shears.

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