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How To Grow Roses From Cuttings - You simply take the cut end and jam it into a small potato.  Then you plant the potato, with the rose bush jammed into it,

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.