Rolls of roses: Simply plunge the cuttings into the ground. Before planting cuttings, push the bottom end into a small potato, which keeps the cuttings moist as they develop roots. It sounds crazy, but the row of allotment roses is proof it works.
Gardening Ideas: Cinnamon Makes a Great Rooting Hormone Substitute! (All Things Plants)Use cinnamon as a substitute for rooting hormone. It also kills fungus and bacteria at the same time. I will never buy Rootone again : )
DIY: Rocket Stove Mass Heater - it warms your house for almost nothing! This post has videos & lots of info about these heaters + materials used to build them. You may already have some of the materials.