How to Plant a Tree! Best tip - To encourage deep root growth it is a good idea to bury a piece of pvc pipe with the tree to the depth of the root ball. Water can be slow dripped in this pipe it will cause the tree to send down deep roots and not send up
Now here is an idea for the wall you face from the entryway! Do a skylight in the hallway and then a living wall to accommodate many of your plants! There are systems to automate irrigation and allow for easy removal / swap-out of plants as it grows!
The SECRET to propagating roses is said to be the "potato"! TIP: Before planting rose cuttings, push the bottom end into a small potato, which keeps the cuttings moist as they develop roots. It sounds crazy, but apparently it works really well.