Overwintering Geraniums - Winterizing and Saving Geraniums

How to winterize gereniums

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  1: Dig up geraniums before the first frost
  2: Clean and prepare plants for transplanting
  3: Pot fertilize and water geraniums in container
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How to keep geraniums over winter
Before the first frost, in fall, you must dig out outdoors geraniums for saving them.
Geraniums are often planted as annuals and they naturally grow in hot climates
(zones 9-12).

For overwintering geraniums, how to winterize your geraniums? Gardeners use these ways for saving their pelargonium : Overwinter inside as potted plants, store the dormant bare roots, propagate cuttings to make new plants.

In this How-to guide, USA Gardening presents this easiest way to keep your geraniums over the winter : Is simply to bring them inside as indoor potted plants. Follow these steps!
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Geraniums in a planter box in fall
 
How to grow geraniums over the winter
Care of geraniums
 
Remove your geranium from the ground:
 
Geranium plants in a planter box in fall. It's time to remove them before the forst frost.
 
 
Remove your geraniums from the ground - Growing geraniums outdoors
Remove your geraniums from the ground - Growing geraniums outdoors
 
Dig out Geraniums
Wintering geraniums
 
Remove your geranium from the ground:
 
For digging out the geranium, hold the bottom of the plant and pull gently.

Try not to severe any major roots.

You can use a small garden shovel for this step.
 
 
Overwintering Geraniums - Remove your geranium from the ground and shake the dirt off
Shake all the dirt off the roots
 
Geranium Care Overwintering Geraniums
Digging up geraniums
 
Remove your geranium from the ground:
 
Carefully dig up your geraniums, and shake all the dirt off the roots.
 
 
How to Grow Geraniums Over the Winter - Geranium Care And Maintenance Tips
Place geranium plants in a cardboard box or container
 
Growing Geraniums Indoors
Transplanting geraniums for winter
 
Remove your geranium from the ground:
 
Put the geraniums inside a plastic container for transporting them to transplanting place.
 
 
Geranium Care Tips - Growing Geraniums in Containers - How to Grow Geraniums Over the Winter
Carry geranium to the potting bench
 
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Geranium care and maintenance
 
Remove your geranium from the ground:
 
Container filled with geraniums plants ready to be cleaned and potted in backyard greenhouse.
 
 
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Transplanting geraniums for winter - Gardening tools and materials
 
Wintering Geraniums
Re-pot geranium plants
 
Remove your geranium from the ground:
 
Set up a work table and have tools and materials ready.

List of materials needed to prepare geraniums for winterizing indoor :

- Pruning shears
- Small garden shovel
- Pots or plastic flower boxes
- Potting soil
- Watering can
 
 
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