Providing Expert Help with Your Rose Questions

For free advice, you may call on the following consulting rosarians. All are volunteers who have been certified and appointed by the American Rose Society as expert advisors on rose culture and rose-growing problems.

The individuals listed below are Potomac Rose Society and/or Arlington Rose Foundation members located in the Washington Metropolitan area and they will answer your questions with knowledge of local growing conditions. See for national listings of consulting rosarians.

Name City State Home Phone Local Society
Rick Brown Locust Grove VA 540-972-1821 Arlington
*Joseph M. Covey Rockville MD 301-279-0028 Potomac
Melanie Dostis McLean VA 703-821-0429 Potomac, Arlington
*Sharlie Eaton Oakton VA 703-939-1608 Arlington, Potomac
Lou Giacchino Silver Spring MD 301-434-9073 Arlington, Potomac
Jay Jensen Rockville MD 301-460-1793 Arlington, Potomac
Clifton B. Jeter Silver Spring MD 301-460-8669 Arlington, Potomac
*Diana Klassy Lexington Park MD 301-863-5186 Arlington
*Capt. Eddy Krauss Amissville VA 540-937-2177 Arlington, Potomac
Dave Maxwell Fairfax VA 703-860-0071 Arlington
*Joseph J. Mirilovich Oakton VA 703-620-5825 Arlington
Pam Powers Centreville VA 703-371-9351 Arlington
Steve Sparks Oakton VA 703-939-1608 Arlington, Potomac
Bill Toth Brunswick MD 301-8348334 Arlington
David Walsh Hampstead MD 410-374-1010 Potomac
Nicholas E. Weber Brookeville MD 301-774-2806 Arlington, Potomac
Anna Wilkinson Dundalk MD 410-282-8821 Arlington, Potomac
Van Williams Bethesda MD 240-460-5884 Arlington

*Master Rosarian

Top photo courtesy of Inez Jackson.