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  • 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. […]

  • 12 things that happen when you work outside all day

    12 things that happen when you work outside all day

      1. You basically live out of your truck because you never know when you’ll need a winter jacket, a clean T-shirt and sun screen… in the same day. 2. When you bring lunch from home, you still trade your bag of chips for your buddy’s pudding cup — just like in elementary school. 3. […]