How to Get Rid of the White Film on Peonies

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Peonies are lush flowers with full blooms that come in a variety of colors such as pink, white, purple, red and yellow. The flowers prefer rich, well-draining soil and some sunlight, but do not do well in intense heat or dry weather. If you have noticed your peonies look somewhat unhealthy, look for a white…


How to Store a Red Geranium

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There are two very different plants that are called geraniums. The first is the perennial geranium, which is also called cranesbill or true geranium. These can overwinter in the garden. The second plant is the pelargonium often referred to as annual or zonal geraniums. These plants will not survive winter temperatures and must be discarded…


How to Keep My Geraniums From Freezing

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Countless hours are spent on your hands and knees watering and pruning your garden. Then, the dreaded frost arrives and many times, it ruins all your hard labor. Geraniums are one of the many kinds of plants that are ruined if left out in the cold all winter. There are simple ways, like being proactive…


How to Grow Geraniums in Hothouses

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Geraniums are a genus of spring flowering perennial plants of which there are many species, hybrids and cultivars. Geraniums are widely cultivated in hothouse and greenhouse conditions for sale in the florist and nursery trade. They are also grown indoors by the home gardener in cool climates where many species cannot successfully overwinter. Difficulty: Moderately…


How to Cut Spent Blooms on Geraniums

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A colorful geranium is one of the more popular and dependable annual flowers a gardener can plant in a garden or container. With proper amounts of water and fertilizer, a geranium will bloom profusely and steadily throughout the growing season. Make sure you keep your geranium plants looking their best and in tiptop condition by…


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