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Bulbs in the basement, geraniums on the windowsill

Alice McGowan

Bulbs in the basement, geraniums on the windowsill

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Published by Storey Pub. in North Adams, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Perennials -- Massachusetts,
  • Plants, Ornamental -- Massachusetts,
  • Greenhouse gardening -- Massachusetts

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlice McGowan, Brian McGowan.
    ContributionsMcGowan, Brian, 1952-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB434 .M383 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20988659M
    ISBN 109781603420426
    LC Control Number2008022440
    OCLC/WorldCa176902429


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Geraniums can be re-potted as needed during the spring to be refreshed. Overwintering Geraniums. Geraniums that have spent the summer outdoors can be kept as houseplants, provided they get lots of sun. In northern climes, the sun may not be strong enough in late winter to.

Find guidance for gardeners of all levels with Storey books on topics from starting seeds to growing food year-round, container gardening, organic pest control, and more. Geraniums (Pelargonium x hortorum) are grown as annuals in most parts of the United States, but they are actually tender means that with a little care, getting geraniums to last over winter is possible.

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That is the number that is on your membership card. Duncan continues to work as a book illustrator, often for Storey Publishing. Her latest book for Storey was Bulbs in the Basement, Geraniums on the Windowsill by Brian and Alice McGowan, of the late and lamented Blue Meadow Nursery in Montague.

For this kind of work she explains that she sometimes has to work from reference books. I overwinter my geraniums in pots in the basement under grow lights. They bloom all winter, and are good to be moved outside in the spring.

I water sparingly, and keep the lights on timers for a good tropical 12 on off. The Geranium on the Window Sill Just Died But Teacher Went Right On The Geranium On The Windowsill Just Died But Teacher You Went Right On Albert Cullum ~ Harlin Quist, Oh, how I brag about seasonal write-ups, yet here I sit.

On the brink of highlighting a book about September and the start of. How to Grow Geraniums. Geraniums grow in riotous reds, pretty pinks, wondrous whites, passionate purples the list goes on. Needless to say, they are the perfect addition to any garden, windowsill, or pot.

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Next summer, if you're interested in bringing in your outdoor plants and keeping them alive when winter rolls around again, try "Bulbs in the Basement, Geraniums on the Windowsill: How to Grow. If your geraniums are growing in pots outdoors, make sure the soil is free of insects -- you don't want to bring any bugs indoors.

Take cuttings of your geraniums. This variation of No. 1 works Author: Judy Lowe. Geraniums bear flowers that are red, purple, pink, orange, white and shades between, with new bloom colors offered each spring. In addition to garden or zonal geraniums (Pelargonium x hortorum), ivy geraniums (Pelargonium peltatum) fill baskets and scented-leaved geraniums (Pelargonium spp.) line garden until after the last freeze when the garden soil warms and the plants will.

Not having a sunny basement window, or warm-enough garage, I keep the geranium in a sunny family room window where it thrives all winter. It begame a little leggy this summer – this fall I will be diligent with pruning & pinching. I have grown 5 young geraniums from this.

Herbaceous, soft-stemmed tropicals such as plectranthus, coleus and geraniums, can be difficult to overwinter. A good option is to take cuttings in the fall and let the "mother" plant die.

Root the cuttings in water on a windowsill. Be sure to root succulent, young stems —. McGowan, Alice. BULBS IN THE BASEMENT, GERANIUMS ON THE WINDOWSILL: HOW TO GROW AND OVERWINTER TENDER PLANTS.

North Adams, MA: Storey Publishers, SB W6 M34 Nicholson, Robert A. COLOUR IN YOUR WINTER GARDEN WITH FLOWERS FRUITS AND FOLIAGE. Vancouver: David & Charles, SB W6 N53 Pearson, Robert.

THE. For more plants that bloom during the winter, as well as detailed information about how to grow them, see Alice’s book, “Bulbs in the Basement, Geraniums on the Windowsill,” and her website, The one furthest from our basement emptied onto a gravel path around the garage.

I noticed the ground had sunk about 3" since we bought the house, less than 2 yrs ago. Our future son-in-law dug a channel about 20' long and laid drain pipe from the gutter, the type with no side holes.

A truly classic garden plant, geraniums have been a gardener's favorite for well over a century. The old-fashioned standard for beds, borders, and containers, geranium is still one of the most popular plants today.

Traditional bedding types love hot weather and hold up well in dry conditions. Though most geraniums are grown as annuals, they are perennials in Zones 10–.