The Q&A Archives: Ideal Soil Mix for Geraniums

Question: What soil mixture is recommended for starting geranium seeds? Earl Kerker East Dubuque, IL

Answer: Geraniums like a loose soil mix, so I'd use any commercial potting mix, but also put in a few hand fuls of perlite to make the soil even lighter. Planting geraniums in clay, not plastic pots also helps with water drainage and better flowering.

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