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Tim Smalley

Associate Professor; Areas of Interest: Landscape and grounds management
  • Horticulture
Mailing Address:
Athens, CAES Campus

Dr. Smalley forged his plantsmen and gardening expertise as: a student gardener at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh, Scotland; a tree farmer at Walt Disney World; and assistant director of the botanical garden at Cornell University. He conducts research in the effect of soil amendments (biostimulants, porous ceramics, hydrogels, mycorrhiza, bark, poultry litter, municipal solid waste) on growth and water stress tolerance of ornamental plants. Dr. Smalley teaches Nursery Management, Landscape Contracting, and Horticulture Professionalism. He is the departmental undergraduate, scholarship, internship, and jobs coordinator, and he coadvises the Hort Club.

Degrees

Degree

Field

Institution

Date Obtained

B.S.  

Horticulture  

Cornell University  

1976  

M.S.  

Horticulture  

University of Georgia

1986  

Ph.D.  

Horticulture

University of Georgia

1988  

Research:  15%
Instruction:  85%