Questions about growing roses in Alabama, Florida, or Georgia? Contact a CONSULTING ROSARIAN (CR) who lives near you. Search the lists below or contact the nearest rose society [insert link to DSD local societies list]. Many of these societies have websites with valuable local rose information and contacts.
What is a Consulting Rosarian? A CR is a rose-grower specially trained and certified by the American Rose Society to provide free advice on growing roses.
How can I contact a Consulting Rosarian? The lists linked below have the names and contact information for all the 100+ active Consulting Rosarians in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. Feel free to contact any of them.
Qualifications: To become a CR, a person must have grown many types of roses for at least five years, must have been a member of the American Rose Society for the last three years, must attend a CR school, and pass a written examination. Contact Wayne Myers, The Deep South District CR Chair if you are interested in becoming a CR.
CRs Pledge to serve the American Rose Society and its local societies by finding new members and providing rose-growing advice free-of-charge to all people interested in roses.
Deep South District Chair of Consulting Rosarians: Wayne Myers, email@example.com.
List of DSD Consulting Rosarians:
DSD CRs at 9-2017 from ARS
List of Consulting Rosarian Class Requirements from Now thru 2019:
CR Class Renewal Dates From Now thru 2019
DSD Mid-Winter CR School 2018
School Schedule 180121
CR Manual Revised August 2016
You can download your CR Annual Report Form and other Consulting Rosarian Forms below. If you have a recent version of Adobe Reader, you can use the typewriter tool to fill out the form, save it and email it to the CR Coordinator.
CR- Candidate Letter of Recommendation Form (Below)