Did you know you could propagate roses? What a frugal way to have a beautiful garden! (FYI if a plant is patented or trademarked you can't legally reproduce them via cuttings.) DIY Saturday @ A Cultivated Nest
Regrow roses!!! "My neighbor has a row of roses, which he took as cuttings. I asked how he took them. He simply plunges the cuttings into the ground. But his secret of success is the humble potato! Before planting cuttings, he pushes the bottom end into a
I love getting roses from my husband! However, while the thought is sweet. I can’t help but to think about how much of a waste it is to have to throw away your bouquet of wilted roses just a week or so after receiving them. I always wished that there was a way to prolong the life of those flowers so I could enjoy them longer. Then about two years ago I discovered that you can take your bouquet of dozen roses and turn them into a dozen rose bushes.
Propagate Roses - Cut 8 to 9 inches of a long stem rose at 45-degree angle. Remove spent blooms, leaves, or rose hips. Dip stem in cinnamon. Take a potato, remove any "eyes". Cut it in half and bore a hollow for rose stem. Plant about 4 inches into the ground or pot with moist soil. Cover with a glass jar. Planting on the north side will give the roses soft morning sun. Water to keep the soil moist, but do not soak soil. Transplant in about two months.