Category: Blog

CLC At The Oasis

Forty foot high palm trees stand majestic by the water’s edge. A host of other tropical plants surround them, including lemon and lime trees, fig and banana trees, kumquats and several other species of palm trees. In fact, 15 different species of palms grace the grounds of this particular oasis. The ones of interest today though are… Read more »

Day of Service 2012 at FSTV

Day of Service at Family Services On Wednesday, May 2, 2012, CLC Tree Services was honoured to be able to take part in the Ontario Commercial Arborists Association (OCAA) Day of Service in London, Ontario. Every year the OCAA organizes a Day of Service to donate time, equipment, and services to a group or organization… Read more »

Help with Getting Organized in 2012

Happy New Year and welcome to 2012! I trust everyone had a warm and restful holiday season and are now working to get back into the swing of things. For some that might be taking down the Christmas tree and putting away the Christmas decorations. For others, that might look more like a New Year’s… Read more »

To Wrap, or Not To Wrap

To wrap, or not to wrap… That is the question. And no, I am not talking about whether you should be choosing gift bags, festive paper or your kids art work to gift wrap Grandma’s slippers. I am talking about wrapping your trees, before winter sets in for good. It can be hard to know… Read more »

An Eye For The Job

“Ahh, there’s something in my eye!” An eye injury is a serious thing, especially in the tree services industry. There are tree branches falling, saw dust flying and splinters of wood everywhere on a job site. It you aren’t careful, accidents can and will happen. Of course accidents are preventable and one way to go… Read more »

Tips on How to Hire a Tree Services Company in the Wake of a Storm

The underhanded and greedy nature of people after a tragedy shocks me. A tornado ripped through Goderich, the self-proclaimed “Prettiest Town in Canada”, earlier this month and now people are scrambling to make a buck. My heart is heavy after hearing stories of people being ripped off in the subsequent emergency storm cleanup. I can only… Read more »

Bitternut Tree Removal with an Assist

While the ash tree has garnered all the headlines for the last few years, as far as trees and tree health is concerned, there are other trees that have suffered at the mercy of pests as well. Today CLC Tree Services was at the site of a once-glorious 75-foot bitternut hickory tree. Its glory had… Read more »

Dealing with borer costly

Our very own Calvin McCallum got to weigh in on the Emerald Ash Borer plight this week, when he spoke with Mashoka Maimona, of the London Free Press. Today’s Free Press article Dealing with borer costly | London | News | London Free Press, dug deeper into the devastating reality of what the effects from the emerald ash… Read more »

CLC Tree Services Takes a Stand Against the Emerald Ash Borer

The recent article we shared from the London Free Press, about London’s struggle with the emerald ash borer, was presented in a rather bleak tone. Far be it for CLC Tree Services to challenge the wisdom of the press, but we thought that you should know a little more about this destructive insect and what… Read more »

A Little Tree Planting Advice from CLC

While autumn is an ideal time to plant a tree, you can also successfully plant trees in the spring. The ground is still relatively moist from snow melt, trees are just starting to come out of dormancy, and insects typically aren’t an issue yet. If you can plant your trees before summer temperatures climb, your… Read more »