W. Garrett Owen

W. Garrett Owen

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

Department of Horticulture

Greenhouse and Floriculture Outreach Specialist

Greenhouse and Floriculture Outreach Specialist

Tollgate Farm and Education Center
28115 Meadowbrook Road
Novi, MI 48377

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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