Geraniums in October Geraniums aren’t bothered by a cold rain. Geraniums are pretty tough plants. The temperatures were in the 30s Fahrenheit last night, with rain and wind, but they just keep on blooming. Soon I’ll stash them in my basement for the winter where they’ll dry out and lose all their leaves, but bloom again right after the new year. I’ll change out their soil, put them out in the spring rains in April and they’ll grow new leaves and start blooming in May. The sun comes out and shows off the color. I take cuttings from them each spring and start new plants in addition to the older ones. Each new plant is a different shade of coral or pink. I have no idea how old the original plants are, or how many generations from them the rest of the plants are. Some things are so worth the effort for the beauty they’ve consistently produced over decades. . . . . . . . Follow me on Instagram. Visit my photography galleries on Portraits of Animals. All images used on this site are copyrighted to Bernadette E. Kazmarski unless otherwise noted and may not be used without my written permission. Please ask if you are interested in using one in a print or internet publication. If you are interested in purchasing a print of this image or a product including this image, visit my galleries of Photography on Portraits of Animals to see if I have it available already. If you don’t find it there, visit “Custom Prints” for availability and terms. I'll be more than happy to make a print for you. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Post navigation A Purple and Green AfternoonWhere Do Wishes Go? Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.