Growing Rose From Cutting. Simply plunge the cuttings of roses into the ground. The secret of success is the humble potato! Before planting cuttings, push the bottom end into a small potato, which keeps the cuttings moist as they develop roots.
Aspirin is a remedy for fungal plant problems (black spot, powdery mildew, and rust are a terrible trio of fungi). Dissolve two uncoated aspirin tablets milligrams each) in 1 quart of water and use as a foliar spray to thwart these diseases.