FlowersHow To Grow Roses From A Cutting

How To Grow Roses From A Cutting

At the last wedding  a friend attended, she took the half-dead roses from the bouquet centerpiece from the table of the reception.

At home, she rooted the roses by cutting off the heads, making a clean cut on the bottoms, dipping the fresh-cut bottoms in rooting hormone, and putting them in a pot that was half Perlite and half soil.

She lovingly kept these moist until rooted and then planted them in a shaded location in her garden.

This year, on the bride’s first anniversary, my friend gave the bride a gift that could never be replaced: 4 rose bushes that came from her wedding.


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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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