Dr. Greg Church serves as a Plant Pathologist, Horticulturist, Arborist, and Owner of Synergistic Plant Health, LLC. He possesses a doctorate degree in Plant Pathology and is a Certified Professional Horticulturist, Certified Arborist, and a Texas Licensed Applicator. Dr. Church's passion for plants helped him create Synergistic Plant Health to offer solutions to plant problems and improve clients' satisfaction with their lawn, landscape, and trees. Synergistic Plant Health is focused on improving plant health through consultation, fertilization, and treatment programs. Dr. Church performs all the treatments and services himself.
Dr. Church attended Plano schools and graduated from Plano East Senior High School. He went on to attend Stephen F. Austin State University where he focused on Botany, Microbiology, and Chemistry, and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. During his studies, he became interested in the study of plant diseases and went on to graduate from Texas A&M University with a doctorate in Plant Pathology and Microbiology. His studies and research allowed him the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills to help solve problems with numerous types of plants.
After graduation, he served as Research Scientist for the US Horticultural Research Laboratory in Florida and Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension in Chillicothe and Vernon. Dr. Church went on to serve as the Horticulture Agent for Collin County, where he helped grow the Collin County Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Horticulture Education, and the Earth-Kind Research and Demonstration Gardens. In addition, he served as Plant Pathologist and Consulting Arborist for a tree care company that services the DFW Metroplex. Dr. Church currently lives in Allen, Texas with his wife and three children. They attend St. Jude Catholic Church, where his father was the pastor for almost 20 years.
Synergistic Plant Health’s tag line is “ Leading Solutions for Lawns, Landscapes, and Land”. The company is committed to providing the most honest, scientifically advanced approaches to improve the health of your plants and offer solutions to problems.
"Plants are an investment in our future, paying us back with every breath." - Dr. Greg Church