Good to know for next year: Place geraniums upside down in cardboard box or paper bag.....cover with newspaper and store in garage, inside wall. Do not let plants freeze. Leave them in box 'till Spring when you replant them in fresh new soil works well. Plant will start growing new leaves within a week. Do not cut any stems away for at least 6 weeks, plant will double in size.
Pruning Knock Out Roses: How To Trim Knock Out Roses
By Stan V. (Stan the Roseman) Griep American Rose Society Certified Consulting Rosarian – Rocky Mountain District One thing to keep in mind about Knockout rose bushes is that they are very quick growing rose bushes typically. They need to be kept watered and fed pretty regularly to ensure their best possible performance of both…
How to Dry Hydrangeas Clip hydrangeas. Strip the leaves off of the stem. Put in water. For whatever reason, if the flower dries slowly, still slurping up a little water as it dries, it seems to retain its shape and color. If you try to dry a Hydrangea without leaving the stems in water, it will shrivel and brown. When jar of water is empty, chances are that the flowers are dried and ready to be used. (If they are NOT dried, keep adding water until they are.)