When growing the dianthus, the plant can be chopped all the way down to the ground if the greens look good. Trim the dead growth on the dianthus once or twice a summer with instructions from a sustainable gardener in this free video series on flower gardening and plant care.
Expert: Yolanda Vanveen
Bio: Yolanda Vanveen is sustainable gardener who lives in Kalama, Wash.
Filmmaker: Daron Stetner