Geraniums Often Grow Best Alone

Geraniums have long been a staple in outdoor pots and planters. Their husky habit and prolific blossoms provide instant color to containers on decks, patios and doorsteps, and they’re usually planted in combination with other flowering plants. But have you ever noticed that by midsummer the geraniums have lost their luster a bit, squelched by…
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Watch What Happens When A Geraniums Is Cut Back.

Sometimes working with plants takes a leap of faith. Then, when we realize a technique is successful, it’s not so traumatic next time. Giving geraniums a good cut-back is like that. Geraniums that grew outdoors in summer containers can be wintered quite nicely indoors in a sunny window or under fluorescent lights. The geranium in…
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How To Root Geranium Cuttings

Geraniums are fun to grow from cuttings, and the best time to take them is late August and early September. Rooting cuttings and growing them into garden-center style geranium transplants is not only exciting, but it saves money. Several years ago, Mary and I bought 8 geranium plants which we grew in planters during the…
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How To Bring Geraniums Indoors For Winter

What’s so great about geraniums? Well, if you took cheerfulness, contentment and good old-fashioned stability, and made a flower out of them, geraniums would be it. They’ve been around since great-grandma’s day and continue to be a staple in outdoor planters, containers and flowerbeds. Geraniums are one of our favorite flowers, and each year Mary…
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How To Keep Geraniums Blooming Vigorously

Geraniums are a must-have for many of us in our outdoor containers, planters and window boxes. They’re a favorite because they bloom from the moment of planting until the season’s end. But how can we maximize the number of blooms, keeping them producing loads of large flowers? Here are several key points for helping geraniums…
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