Have You Ever? (A Fun Don’t To Do!)

Have you ever been at a party, outside on someone’s patio, and the overwhelming need to deadhead the hosts’ containers becomes too strong to fight?

Deadheading the Geraniums on the sly

Bucket o’ Lobelia nearby, just flip it up and stow!

Hiding the evidence

No one will ever know that my compulsion to deadhead supersedes my need to behave with any sort of decorum.

Usual culprits? Basil and Coleus. So
I can’t believe I’m admitting this here. I’ll be taking confessions in the forum!

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About Amanda Thomsen

Big, loud and fun- Amanda Thomsen landscapes by day and blogs at night. Her blog, Kiss My Aster, on Horticulture magazine's website has alienated/enraptured dozens. She co-authors a blog called Plants That Suck that is about plants that suck. And she is the less popular half of the podcasting team, Good Enough Gardening, which makes her feel like the "Roy" of of Siegfried and Roy, but without the mauling. She lives in Chicago and does not EVER put ketchup on hot dogs.

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