TAG: tree planting

One industry veteran’s take on proper plant installation

May 7, 2018By
soil with well-defined horizons. Photo: John Palmer

As John Palmer has moved into his second career as a landscaper, he’s focused much of his attention on tree and shrub installations—and the poor planting practices that have become the norm. More than 15 years of experience as an arborist led Palmer, an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist and owner of PlanetCare Landscape & Arboricultural Services in Lakewood,... read more

CASE Plants 30 trees for #CASETrees campaign

May 10, 2016By

CASE Construction Equipment planted 30 trees in Racine, Wis., during its #CASETrees social media event. The trees were planted in three locations: Lockwood Park, Johnson Park and Racine Zoo. Tree selection and planting was conducted in coordination with the Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department. Each company that uploaded a photo of its crew to the CASE Facebook page... read more

Maintain before you dig

January 14, 2012By

By: Dennis Von Ruden As the last remnants of another winter melt away, another season of landscaping and tree planting is about to begin. Soon it’ll be time to dust off the shovels, wheelbarrows, pruning tools and fertilizer bags. Of more immediate concern, it’s the time of year to attend to some preseason maintenance for various pieces of powered equipment. There’s... read more