The American Rose Society
Founded in 1892, the American Rose Society is an educational, nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to the cultivation and enjoyment of roses. The American Rose Society is a national organization with over 15,000 members. The ARS has many articles on roses and rose care and you can contact a local rose society in your area to meet with others interested in roses near you.
The Spokane Rose Society
The Spokane Rose Society has local events to learn more about caring for roses in Spokane Washington which is USDA zone 5 and 6. They also have growing information and helpful hints on their web site.