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
*Joseph M. Covey Rockville MD 301-279-0028 Potomac
Carol Fox Doswell VA 904-876-3140 Potomac, Arlington
Lou Giacchino Silver Spring MD 301-434-9073 Potomac, Arlington
Inez Jackson Silver Spring MD Potomac, Arlington
Jay Jensen Rockville MD 301-460-1793 Potomac, Arlington
*Capt. Eddy Krauss Amissville VA 540-937-2177 Potomac, Arlington
Frank Polk McLean VA 202-390-5490 Potomac, Arlington
*Ray Shipley LaVale MD 301-774-2806 Potomac, Arlington
Nicholas E. Weber Brookeville MD 301-774-2806 Potomac, Arlington
Anna Wilkinson Dundalk MD 410-282-8821 Potomac, Arlington

*Master Rosarian

Top photo courtesy of Inez Jackson.