Category Archives: Green Spaces

Diseased Tree Removal

Diseased ash trees are removed next to the center field fence of Knox College’s Blodgett Baseball Field.

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Lawn Care

Knox College grounds crew staff works in a tractor on the lawn south of Old Main on a foggy morning, Oct. 2, 2013. Photo by Peter Bailley.

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Tree Planting Summer 2013

Knox College grounds staff plant one of two new trees along the walkway to the new central entry door at Borzello Hall.

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Tractor-Mounted Spreader

Translucent yellow tub collects a few leaves, on a tractor-mounted spreader in the Knox College Grounds Department.

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Tree Planting

Knox College grounds staff tilt a tree so it will pass under utility lines as they move it across campus. The tree was planted outside the Umbeck Science Mathematics Center, near the location of a large maple cut down to … Continue reading

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Spring Rose Planting

Staff of the Knox College grounds department plant roses between Ford Center for the Fine Arts and Memorial Gymnasium.

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Campus Crew Strong-arms Tent

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

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Mulch Ado About Knox

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

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Sod Follow-up

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

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Green Oaks Stewards

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

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