How to Grow Geranium (Pelargonium)

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Pelargoniums are summer geraniums with showy clusters of flowers that come in white or in shades of red, orange and pink. They’re perfect container plants. Difficulty: Easy Instructions Things You’ll Need Bypass Pruners Compost Makers Fertilizers Hand Cultivators Mulch Plants Seeds Choosing Geranium (Pelargonium) Look for plants at nurseries in spring and summer. Buy geranium…


How to Save Geraniums Indoors Over Winter

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Geraniums are so hardy that they can survive a winter indoors as houseplants. This will save you money on annuals for your garden in the spring, and provide you with lovely foliage and some beautiful blooms during the cold winter months. Follow the steps outlined below to save your geraniums indoors over the winter, and…


How to Prune Container Geraniums

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The scented stems and foliage of the florist geranium (Pelargonium) make an attractive background for the clusters of flowers that repeatedly appear when temperatures are warm. Grown as an outdoor container annual that succumbs to frost, geranium eventually exhibits rangy stems, few leaves or flowers when grown in frost-free climates or indoors as a houseplant.…


How to Pinch Geraniums

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Geraniums are, according to the International Geranium Society, one of the most "universally popular" plants on Earth. And with good reason. Not only do geraniums add a bright punch of color to any garden, they are notoriously hardy and require very little special attention. The practice of "pinching" geraniums, while not absolutely necessary, is a…


How to Keep Geraniums Over the Winter in Virginia

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Geraniums are hardy, bright-colored flowers, and a welcome sight in pots, containers and mass plantings. They’re practically insect-proof and will bloom continuously if properly deadheaded, fed and watered. Because Virginia falls mostly in Zone 6 and 7, it’s too risky to leave geraniums in the ground for the winter. One good frost will do them…


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