How To Plant And Care For Geraniums
Article by: Lee Dobbins
Geraniums have long been a popular plant , If You Have Any Antique Clocks...Keep Them. They May Be Valu for both outdoor , Affordable Installation Services by MacPherson Glass and
indoor , Purple Martins Are Back! use. The common geranium can be grown in beds , Introduction to Hydroponics Gardening and Tips for Its
containers and will do well in either. The ivy leafed geranium
is a natural , Scented Candles – Take Me AWAY! for hanging planters. The Regal or Martha
Washington geranium does not do well outside , Orchid Growing for Beginners and should be
indoor , Garden Heating The Traditional Way s.
Growing Geraniums In Beds
To plant , Don't Lose Your Cool When Selecting An Air Conditioning C geraniums outdoors, , Essential Vacuum Cleaner Parts you must wait until all threat of
frost has passed. Pick a spot that is sheltered from strong
winds and gets at least 6 hours of sun , Advice about the most up-to-date help pertaining to faux woo a day. The soil , Introduction to Hydroponics Gardening and Tips for Its
Maintenance should be
well drained and mildly acidic (pH of 6.5 is ideal). Geraniums
need fertilization for best growth and they thrive in beds , Purple Martins Are Back! that
have a good supply of nitrogen. Before planting, apply a 5-10-5
fertilizer to the soil. , Borrow on a Budget: Getting the Cheapest Home Improvement Lo After planting, you should fertilize
every month with a 10-10-10 fertilizer. Mulch the area and water
, Don't Lose Your Cool When Selecting An Air Conditioning C at least once a week.
Growing In Planters Outdoors
Geraniums can be grown in planters on the porch, , Moving Home: A Guide patio , Great Recipes for Barbecues or
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. The ivy type geraniums are great for hanging baskets and
window , A Gardener's Diary boxes. Make sure you use a container that is big enough
for the plant , Warm & Toasty Outdoors with Patio Heaters or it will wilt (you may need to replant to
prevent wilting as the plant , Home Floor Plan Designing for your future Home grows). Use a soil , Palm Trees - Uses And Locations that has enough
aeration : either a commercial made mix or garden , Enjoy the Outdoors with a Patio Heater soil mixed
with peat moss or perlite. Make sure you water , Holiday Gifts for Handy Types it frequently but
do not let it sit in water. , Purple Martins Are Back!
Growing Indoors The Martha Washington geraniums are not
suited for outdoor , The Basics of Rose Gardens growing but can be beautiful , Enjoy Life With Your Own Flower Garden - , Easy! indoor plants. , Garden Heating The Traditional Way
Put our plant , Moving Home: A Guide in a sunny window , Choosing the Right Garden Furniture for best flowering. , Affordable Installation Services by MacPherson Glass Plant , If You Have Any Antique Clocks...Keep Them. They May Be Valu in a
well drained soil , Lawn Care - Conserving Water in the Garden and use a fertilizer formulated for indoor
plant , Holiday Gifts for Handy Types s. Fertilize monthly when plant , Palm Trees - Uses And Locations is flowering , Viburnums - Landcape and Garden Wonders but cut back
to every two months in the fall , Enjoy Life With Your Own Flower Garden - Beautiful, Easy! and winter. , Moving Home: A Guide Your geranium will
do best if the day time temps are around 65 degrees with night
temperature , Gardening and YOU around 55.
Geraniums are hardy, but like any plant , The Cranberry Viburnum Will Thrive In Horsham Pa can be susceptible to
disease , Cooking up a Lighting Plan for your Kitchen . Some common disease , Orchid Growing for Beginners are Black Leg where the stem
becomes blackened and the leaves fall , Mint: The Herb of Hospitality off, Leaf Spot
where leaves become spotted and drop off, Gray Mold where
the plant , Lawn Tractors Buying Guide has gray moldy spots, Rust where the plant , Driveway Cracking? How To Concrete Resurface Quickly and Easily gets
rusty looking spots and leaves turn yellow and drop off, Root
Knot nematodes -swelled roots , Moving Home: A Guide and stunted growth and
Dropsy which produces lesions on the plants. , Driveway Cracking? How To Concrete Resurface Quickly and Easily
To combat most disease, , Borrow on a Budget: Getting the Cheapest Home Improvement Lo remove all leaves that are infected,
make sure you do not take cuttings from any plant , Choosing Window Frames with disease. , Great Recipes for Barbecues
When watering make sure you do not splash the leaves.
Some common geranium pests , Safe Operation Of Garden Tractors include:
Caterpillars - some caterpillars like to much on
geraniums (perhaps they have heard of it's medicinal
properties , A Gardener's Diary ?). These can be controlled with sprays.
Aphids - try controlling aphids with ladybugs or a
Whitefly - usually starts in the greenhouse , Essential Vacuum Cleaner Parts but can
spread to the garden , Basics Of Pruning on infested plants. , Gardening and YOU Small white , Basics Of Pruning flys and
black sooty goop can be seen on the leaves which will fall , Warm & Toasty Outdoors with Patio Heaters off
after turning yellow. Can be controlled with sprays.
Mites - Causes leaves to curl and drop off : control with
Termites - Subterranean termites tunnel through the stems
of geraniums causing them to turn yellow and die. Treat the soil
, Lawn Care Tips with the appropriate termite treatment. Don't let them get to
your house! , Tree Pruning Tips
Slugs - slugs love gardens , A er's Diary but they also love beer. Leave
a saucer out and you will catch more than your fair share of
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