Product Features

Teufelberger’s TreeMotion Evo Climbing Saddle

Mark Bridge gave an overview and demonstration of Teufelberger’snew treeMotion evo (trademarked treeMOTION evo) climbing saddle in the Unboxing Ring at the 2019 TCI EXPO in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. When “unboxing” the saddle from its duffel-type bag, you’ll find it also houses a smaller bag containing a length of shock cord and the user’s manual. The […]

Petzl Flow and Control Climbing Lines

If you were lucky enough to be sitting ringside at the TCI EXPO Unboxing Ring in Pittsburgh last year, you would have had the first glimpse at Petzl’s new climbing lines – the Flow and the Control. Petzl is a leading manufacturer of climbing gear in the industry, but one little niche they didn’t really […]

Custom-Built PHC Vehicle – Van-tastic!

Crawford Tree’s plant health care (PHC) van was researched, developed and built in-house. It’s a representation of the company’s approach to PHC. Jon Welch is excited about having built a better mousetrap. Welch is president of Crawford Tree & Landscape Services, Inc., an accredited, 42-year TCIA member company based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and serving the […]

Roots and the Pneumatic Soil-Excavation Tool

I consider roots to be the most critical part of any tree, shrub or plant. Without healthy roots, a plant will not perform. I have noticed that the more vibrant the plant is below the ground, the more vibrant the plant will be above ground. Two important functions of the root system are to anchor […]

Do’s and Don’ts for Safely Operating Mini and Compact Skid Steers and Loaders

What a godsend the mini and compact skid steers and loaders are! These small packages have helped to get big-time muscle into some tight spaces. They have sped up jobs. They have taken a lot of manual labor out of tree care. And, speaking of labor, manufacturers point to how they can offset the growing […]

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