How to Bring in Geraniums in the Fall

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There are several methods of caring for geraniums over the winter. One old method called for keeping the plants in the basement, but modern heated basements do not provide the best conditions for overwintering geraniums. Some gardeners take cuttings of their geraniums and root them in the fall, providing a ready source of new plants…


How to Store Geraniums for Winter

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Geraniums, with their brightly colored blooms, are a flower bed staple. Unfortunately, they will not survive outdoors past the first hard frost. However, geraniums can be stored indoors over the winter with minimal effort. There are several ways to do this. Taking cuttings is one of the easiest methods and ensures you’ll have plenty of…


What To Do With Geraniums After Winterizing Them

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To overwinter a geranium means to bring the plant indoors where it remains alive throughout the winter. It may or may not bloom during the winter, but either way it should thrive, and you’ll be able to replant it in the spring. Overwintering When overwintering geraniums, bring them inside, cut the stems back by about…


How to Snap Off Dead Leaves From Geraniums

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Geraniums are popular annuals due to their beautiful blooms and relative ease of care. Removing dead leaves from geraniums will help them continue to produce healthy, vibrant blooms. It can be tempting to simply snap off the dead leaves with your fingers. However, this can cause damage to the root. Taking a few extra minutes…


Information on Geraniums

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Geraniums (Geranium), herbaceous perennials in the Geraniaceae plant family, originated in Asia, Eastern Europe and the United States. Geranium plants often work well for beginning gardeners because these hardy plants rarely suffer from pest or disease problems. Types Common geranium plants include the wild geranium (Geranium maculatum), the bigroot geranium (Geranium macrorrhizum) and the hardy…


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