Consulting Rosarians

Consulting Rosarians

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,

List of DSD Consulting Rosarians:

DSD CR List Jan 2017


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 Form

CR Candidate Letter Of Recommendation Form

CR Emeritus Request Form


CR-Seminar-Request-Form   <  New Form to schedule a complete CR Class off site in addition to the DSD Mid-Winter CR Class
See Form pop up at bottom of page

Consulting Rosarian Manual