Growing Roses

Whether you are a beginner or looking to brush up on your rose gardening skills you will find Growing Roses: The Basics helpful. It includes basic information for beginners along with tips, ideas and how-to’s for growing roses. It includes how to grow roses from cuttings and much more!


How to Grow Roses from Cuttings

 Are you looking to extend your rose garden or perhaps replicate a friends prized rose? No problem- you can grow your   favorite roses from cuttings.

 Growing roses from cuttings can be a controversial topic. Some say it’s too hard, some insists that it’s easy. There are dozens of ways to grow roses from cuttings and some techniques are more sophisticated than others. In  How to Grow Roses from Cuttings you will find an easy tutorial for propagating roses by cuttings.

 Growing roses from stem cuttings usually take 3 to 6 weeks depending on the time of year, how well you take care of them  and they type of rose your are propagating.

Take note every single cutting most likely will not root. With that said, take a few extra cuttings to  insure a higher success rate. You can always pass on your extra rooted cuttings to a friend.

Tutorial: How to Grow Roses from Cuttings

How to Grow Forsythias from Cuttings

 Tutorial:  How to Grow Forsythias from Cuttings.

During late winter my husband backed over my forsythia bush with his tractor and broke most of the stems off to the ground. I took the stems and rooted them. It had just bloomed and the leaves were just starting to form.

Here is a photo of the first forsythia cutting that rooted. The new growth is a sure sign it has rooted and is doing well.

To learn how to grow forsythias from cuttings check out the tutorial below the first picture.

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