Q: I have a large but bare backyard. I’ve fallen in love with roses and want to start planting them but how do I design or decide where to put them?
A: You need the services of a consulting rosarian. These local rose experts offer their free service to novice rose growers. They are trained and certified by the American Rose Society. There are dozens scattered across the state. The best way to find one in your area is to contact a local rose society. Find a list at xrl.us/ROSESOCIETY