Category Archives: Green Spaces
Staff of the Knox College grounds department plant roses between Ford Center for the Fine Arts and Memorial Gymnasium.
Working against wind gusts, Knox College facilities services staff bring down a tent following an event on the south lawn of Old Main. Photo by Peter Bailley
Student Rachel Mickelson in her work-study job with the Knox College grounds department, spreads mulch around a tree on campus. Photo by Peter Bailley
Following up on an earlier blog post about the removal of sod from Ingersoll House: Workers have been installing new sod to replace the damaged material in the yard at Ingersoll House. Check out the photo gallery on Knox College’s … Continue reading
The stewards at Green Oaks have been working hard this summer keeping the trails clear as part of their duties around Green Oaks to maintain the field station. During the week, the stewards wake up around sunrise to begin their … Continue reading
Knox College maintenance staff and student workers removed damaged sod at Ingersoll House on Monday. Other construction projects there this summer, in tandem with the lengthy dry spell, took their toll on the existing sod. New sod is scheduled to … Continue reading
A praying mantis on a leaf. A praying mantis among leaves that have been damaged by Japanese beetles, not visible in this photo, outside the Ford Center for Fine Arts on the Knox campus. The praying mantis is advocated by … Continue reading
Grounds crews were out early this morning planting a new Autumn Blaze Pear tree near the Center for Intercultural Life in the Quads residence area. Despite the tree’s name, it only produces small ornamental fruits and won’t produce any pears … Continue reading
Today’s sweltering temperatures didn’t deter the crew that is trimming trees on the Knox College campus.