We talk about trees all the time on the CLC Tree Services blog; yes, we’ve been known to wax poetic on the joys of trees and the challenges of maintaining them more than once. Today though we are going to take a step back in time and invite you to walk back into your childhood… Read more »
What is a Burl exactly? Let’s start with an example, shall we. Do you see that bulbous lump in the middle of the tree in the picture to the left there? Hard not to notice, isn’t it? That my friend is a burl. A burl is an abnormal growth on a tree caused by some… Read more »
Psst! Want to know the secret of how Autumn works? Watch this video to learn the truth behind the changing of the seasons and how it affects trees, to discover what Mother Nature doesn’t want you to know…
Can you believe that it is August already? Wow, the summer is just flying along. It has been a beautiful season though. We have been busy trimming trees, administering ash injections, installing a few lights in people’s yards and much, much more. Oh, plus enjoying the sunshine when we can too! Before you know it… Read more »
There we go! With the help of the city’s youngest (and ReForest London), we can re-green the Forest City. Here’s another great article about trees in London, Ontario. Kids’ reading program tied to tree planting | London | News | London Free Press.
We want to introduce you to something that might scare you a bit today. It can grow upwards of a foot a day. It has an extensive root system that is incredibly difficult to eradicate once it takes hold. This invasive species lays claim to have “Eaten the South”, and with its voracious appetite, is… Read more »
Local news about the trees in our neighbourhoods. Residents fear for trees | London | News | London Free Press.
We wanted to share something with you today; London’s Amazing Tree Quest! Reforest London is running this amazing contest for the second year in a row. And because we love trees, we just had to share. “The Amazing Tree Quest is a city-wide contest to celebrate the important role that trees play in our lives…. Read more »
It is now official. As of Wednesday July 13th, the City of London declared a tree watering alert. According to yesterday’s article in the London Free Press, London has had only 4.7 mm of rain so far in July. Compare that to our wet spring where we saw 127 mm of rain in May (average… Read more »
Whew, it certainly is hot out there! With summer heat in full-force, we are drinking plenty of water out on the trucks this week. Would you care for another way to beat the heat? How about taking a gander at some of our Christmas displays to cool you down a touch. Winter storms might be… Read more »