W. Garrett Owen

W. Garrett Owen

wgowen@msu.edu
Telephone: 248-347-0269, Ext. 202

MSU Extension

Eastern Michigan Floriculture and Greenhouse Outreach Specialist

Greenhouse and Floriculture Outreach Specialist

Oakland County Extension Office
1200 N. Telegraph Road #26 E
Pontiac, MI 48341

W. Garrett Owen is the floriculture and greenhouse production Outreach Specialist based in Oakland County

Area of Expertise:

Propagation and nutrient management of herbaceous perennials, greenhouse substrates and alternatives, and floriculture crop diagnostics.


Degree:

PhD


W. Garrett Owen is the floriculture and greenhouse production Outreach Specialist based in Oakland County. He serves greenhouses in Eastern Michigan including the Metro-Detroit area. His major program initiatives include: propagation, efficient production of greenhouse crops and herbaceous perennials, greenhouse and nursery substrates, and crop diagnostics.

Joined Department

2017

Appointment

85% Outreach/Extension

15% Research

Education

B.S. North Carolina State University, Horticultural Science, 2011
M.S. North Carolina State University, Horticultural Science, 2013
Ph.D. Purdue University, Horticulture, 2017

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