Treeplanting Tips

Treeplanting Novice – How To Avoid Various Types of Injuries

If there’s one truth about tree planting, it is this. When the season ends, you are going to be in rough shape. You’ll have lost a significant amount of weight, you’ll have scratches and cuts all over, and you’ll be extremely sore and tired. It is also true that your body will be in great shape. You could probably go out and run a marathon in work boots and finish with a respectable time...

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Treeplanting 101: Rookie Starter Guide

Where do you begin? Every rookie starts off in the pre-season by thinking that he or she will be the best new tree planter that their company has ever hired. They think that by the end of the week, they will be out-pacing other workers with several seasons under their belts.

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Treeplanting 101: What’s In A Tree Planter’s Diet?

Once your season begins, it’s only a couple of shifts before you start craving two things: sleep and food. All other aspects of your life slowly diminish in importance. No matter how much you eat, you want more. No matter how much you sleep, you want more. It’s a seemingly endless cycle: Eat, Sleep, Plant, Repeat...

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Treeplanting 101: How to get in shape for the season.

Tree planting can be the ultimate test of endurance. It’s like a race, but it’s one that you’ll run day after day. Sure, if you’re in good cardio shape, that’ll help you succeed. But you also need to be good at learning repetitive motions. You’ll need to figure out how to move quickly and efficiently without wasting any calories. You don’t have to be able to run a marathon. Cardio is important, but not that important...

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Treeplanting - Upcoming Articles

Treeplanters, starting on January 15th of 2015, keep checking this blog for regular information and content.  We’ll be posting advice, stories, and information for new and experienced planters on a very regular basis...

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