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  • Don’t be ‘that guy’ — tree care equipment advice and more

    Don’t be ‘that guy’ — tree care equipment advice and more

    One of the most frequent questions we hear from individuals looking to break into the tree care market is, “What equipment do I absolutely need to get me started?” Tree Views talked with Matt Hutchinson, Vermeer Product Manager, to discuss what equipment purchases you may want to make before starting your own tree service company. […]

  • Conquering language barriers: don’t give up

    Conquering language barriers: don’t give up

    Creating a positive customer experience takes considerable effort in any business, tree care included. The type of relationship you create with customers is critical to providing them with an experience that they will want to come back to, and this is widely dependent upon your communication skills. But what if you don’t speak the same […]

  • Arboriculture through the ages (1970s to today)

    Arboriculture through the ages (1970s to today)

    Arborists have an established culture in today’s society, but it didn’t happen overnight — it took over 100 years to get where we are today. We’re continuing our look back on the pivotal moments of arborist growth throughout the decades. Be sure to check out the historical highlights we already covered in part 1 of […]

  • Arboriculture through the ages (1900s-1960s)

    Arboriculture through the ages (1900s-1960s)

    Arborists have an established culture in today’s society, but it didn’t happen overnight — it took over 100 years to get where we are today. Early American settlers discovered a land with forest wealth beyond description. From the white pines in Maine to the giant redwoods in California, by the end of the 19th century, […]

  • When Finco Tree Service met Sally: A mini skid steer love story

    When Finco Tree Service met Sally: A mini skid steer love story

    You know the old story — boy meets girl, they fall in love, yada, yada, fade to black. Well what about the story of five men falling in love with a Vermeer mini skid steer named Sally? Haven’t heard that one, have you? Well settle in, because Todd Finch, founder and chief financial officer of […]

  • Vermeer Brush Chipper Evolution

    Vermeer Brush Chipper Evolution

    Almost 70 years have passed since our company, carrying the name of our founder, Gary Vermeer, was established – but more than the Vermeer name stands the test of time. The second and third generations of the Vermeer family are now carrying the legacy of innovation, continuous improvement and the ultimate goal to equip our […]

  • Tree Care Wear- How to Find Clothing that Works as Hard as you Do

    Tree Care Wear- How to Find Clothing that Works as Hard as you Do

    In all of our years in the tree care industry, we’ve learned arborists like yourself care a lot about the clothes you wear on the job. When it comes to tree care work, we understand it is more than just looking for clothes to be comfortable in. You need something that will protect you from […]

  • 5 things you don’t want to miss at TCI Expo
  • Signs your spouse is an arborist

    Signs your spouse is an arborist

    Need a good laugh? Here are 10 signs you’re married to an arborist! They spend more time in the tree house than your kids. They spend hours picking out the perfect Christmas tree. They laugh at your fear of heights. They can distinguish a small maple tree from a young sycamore tree. There is more […]

  • You know you work in a family business when…

    You know you work in a family business when…

      You know you work in a family business when … Monday through Friday, you call your dad “boss.” Your strategy for getting a raise is suspiciously similar to what you did as a kid when seeking an increase to your allowance. Someone yells your last name on a jobsite, and several people look up. […]