LifestyleBoost your geranium blooms with this surprising homemade trick

Boost your geranium blooms with this surprising homemade trick

Homemade fertilizer for geraniums
Homemade fertilizer for geraniums
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12:01 PM EDT, June 10, 2024

Geranium is a trendy plant that delights us with its lush blossoms. However, sometimes watering alone is not enough. To enjoy long-lasting blooms, it's worth preparing a homemade fertilizer.

It might seem that geraniums are easy to grow. After all, you can find them in many gardens and homes. They bloom almost from May to September, but a simple way exists to extend their lifespan.

How to care for geraniums?

This plant thrives in well-sunlit locations. However, you need to remember to water it regularly. Ensuring proper moisture is essential, especially during its peak growth period. However, it's better not to pour water directly on the leaves.

This plant does not like shade very much. Planting it in places with little light will not allow geraniums to grow well, and in extreme cases, they might not bloom at all.

Not everyone knows that geraniums are perennial plants. However, when it gets colder, you must protect them from frost. Otherwise, we can forget about beautiful flowers the following year.

Homemade fertilizer for geraniums

If we provide geraniums with enough light and water, we can be sure that the plant will reward us with lush blossoms. Unfortunately, it sometimes withers very quickly. Fortunately, there is an easy way to counteract this.

We need about 3.4 fluid ounces of cow's milk. Then, mix it with about 1 quart of water. Water our geraniums with the prepared mixture, and we're done. This procedure should be repeated at least once a month.

Why can milk have such a good effect on flowers? It's all due to the calcium and other valuable microelements found in it. When delivered to the plant, they can positively impact its growth.

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