Timothy Abbey

  • Extension Educator, Horticulture - Green Industry
Timothy Abbey
112 Pleasant Acres Road
York, PA 17402
Work Phone: 717-840-7408
Fax: 717-755-5968

Areas of Expertise

  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Entomology
  • Horticulture


  1. B.S. in biology/ecology from Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA
  2. M.S. in turfgrass IPM from the Entomology Department at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Tim Abbey's main responsibility is to educate nursery and landscape care professionals on how to manage ornamental plant pests using integrated pest management (IPM) strategies in the counties surrounding Harrisburg.  He also coordinates educational programs that focus on pest management, tree care and other horticultural topics.

He also serves as a resource for other audiences such as:  Master Gardener training; educational lectures on ornamental plant pests outside of his base area; and entomology lectures to civic organizations, garden clubs and children's groups.