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Teasing Georgia. ~~ I marvel at roses. Every "programmed" detail, especially old country cabbage roses, their exquisite subtle nuances of colour, (colours seem to change with soil or weather changes). The designs, all SPEAK of a loving Creator. "He has made everything beautiful in it's time. He has even put Eternity in their heart; yet mankind will never find out the work that the true God has made from start to finish." Eccles. 3:11
Where to cut roses to help them grow bushy and flower more... after blooming cut just above an eye(shown on pic) in early spring you cut the roses all the way down... just above ground at the third eye....
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 small potato, which he believes keeps the cuttings moist as they develop roots. It sounds crazy, but his row of allotment roses is proof it works." (quote from link)
Rose cutting method by flowerpress, via Flickr ......I will try this method soon!!! With the potato method, I was able to grow potatoes, but not rose cuttings. ~sj
How to Begin Growing Roses From Cuttings I wish I would have known this would have done with my wedding flowers!