keeping geranium through Minnesota winter
Hello, my husband and I are complete gardening newbies. We had no gardening experience but moved into a house with a pretty full garden last year. This year, we started to tweak with it a bit, and have tons of questions. If we can get some guidance through this forum that is great.
We put some geraniums in planters in the front porch area. When we selected and bought geraniums, we were told that geraniums are usually perennials, but are annuals in Minnesota because they don't survive Minnesota winter. However, I've also heard that if you dig them up and keep them inside for the winter and replant them next spring, they'll live and bloom again. Is this true? If so, if I could get a detailed instruction on how to do it, that would be great. Can I also just bring the whole planters inside instead of digging them up? If so, am I supposed to water them? Any other guidance on how to make geraniums survive would be appreciated. Thank you!