Fig 9. How To Bud Roses

Fig 9.-How To Bud Roses

A, growing shoot: a, b, buds; c, bud removed; d, bud with pith; e, com mencing to remove the pith; f, bud ready.

B, stock: g, transverse out; h, longitudinal cut; i, bud inserted.

Fig. 10. Selection Of Wood For Rose Cuttings

Fig. 10. Selection Of Wood For Rose Cuttings

A, current year's shoot: a, tip, too soft; b, middle, good if ripe and firm; c, better still, may be taken with a heel (d) of older wood (e).

B, branch with side growths f and g, the latter taken off with a heel - both will do; too stumpy.

Fig. 11. How To Insert Rose Cuttings

Fig. 11. How To Insert Rose Cuttings

A, a, b, c, cuttings; d, soil.