Would anyone want to trade?

kvalentz(5- NE Ohio)February 14, 2008


I am so excited, I just moved the starter soil from around my rose cutttings and they have rooted!! I would love to try to root a cutting from a David Austin rose, any of them, I love the look of the flower so old and romantic. I would be happy to trade you for anything on my list or postage stamps whatever you would like. I would love to try this.

Thank you, Kathy

Here is a link that might be useful: my rate and review page

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You are rooting indoors under fluorescent light?
It surprises me that cuttings taken during winter would root.
Only Austin in our garden is Chianti, a once-bloomer; you are welcome to cuttings if you want.

    Bookmark   February 19, 2008 at 8:12PM
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debbysunshine(san diego)

It is so rewarding when your roses start from cuttings !! I love English roses too but don't have any yet either but thought you might like to try Heaven on Earth if it will grow by you. It has a zillion petals like the cabbage rose, fragrant, but the best surprise with the many very large blooms is that with the changeing of the colors the longer they are on the bush you get shades of pink, yellow and peach all at once and no or very little diseases. I love that bush..

    Bookmark   February 20, 2008 at 11:26PM
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kvalentz(5- NE Ohio)

Are you offering me a cutting off of your Heaven On Earth, I'm not sure?? lol

    Bookmark   February 21, 2008 at 12:15PM
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misskimmie(z4b Central NY)

Hello, I have several David Austins - Winchester, Benjamine Britten, Cottage Rose, Golden Celebration, Jude the Obscure, and Tess Of The d'Urbervilles. I will be happy to share some cuttings with you. I looked at your trade list. I'm sure we can agree agree on something. - kim

    Bookmark   March 4, 2008 at 9:23AM
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donnaz5(Z5 NY)

I have several Austins, e-mail me if you'd like to discuss a trade...I'd like to know what you have rooted, look at my trade list and see if I have anything you'd like. Donna

    Bookmark   March 4, 2008 at 11:55AM
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mgleason56(Michigan 5b)

Just remember guys that a lot of the roses you all are talking about are patented. Maybe find some roses off patent to trade.

    Bookmark   March 4, 2008 at 1:06PM
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kvalentz(5- NE Ohio)

I sent you all email, thank you!!!!

    Bookmark   March 4, 2008 at 4:06PM
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kvalentz(5- NE Ohio)

If the roses are patented hybrids and you plan to profit from your rootings, you can be held liable for lost profits by the hybridizer. That said, most beginners aren't going into the wholesale rose business, so don't worry about it.

    Bookmark   March 5, 2008 at 2:28PM
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