Category: Canada

Events, places, people and things which touch Canada.

A CLC Christmas

This week winter officially arrives in the Northern hemisphere. Friday will be the Winter Solstice, when the longest night occurs.  Makes me tired just thinking about it. The good news about that is that from then on out, the days begin to get longer. The sun will gradually get closer and closer to us until… Read more »

25 Fascinating Facts About CLC

I bet there is a thing or two that you didn’t know about CLC Tree Services. Care to test your knowledge? 25 FACTS YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE KNOWN ABOUT CLC CLC Tree Services is celebrating 25 years of caring for the Forest City this year. The letters in CLC stand for Curt, Luke and Calvin… Read more »

The Perfect Christmas Tree

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree! How lovely are thy branches…¹ It is getting around that time of year, when thoughts turn to decorating your house for the holidays. At CLC, we have decorated the exterior of many fabulous homes and businesses already, like the one seen here, but how many of you have decorated… Read more »

Are Your Christmas Lights Up Yet?

Has your Christmas spirit been sparked yet? Santa Claus arrived in London, Ontario last weekend and with his parade, the spirit of Christmas took flight around the city. The malls are rocking seasonal songs already and sparkling lights are lit up around town. Do you know why? There are only 40 days til Christmas! That’s… Read more »

Business Integrity

Today, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) spelled Integrity with their presentation of the 15th Annual Business Integrity Award. The award honours companies who demonstrate the best and highest ethical standards in their industry, as nominated by their peers and customers. It is a mark of esteem and warranted recognition that the 100-year-old BBB bestows upon… Read more »

Christmas Decor London

I know that the hoarfrost is not covering the proverbial pumpkin just yet, but in my line of work, I have to think ahead. There is a nip in the air and the wind blows cold from the North most mornings. I am in mind of the coming season. You know the one. Jack Frost… Read more »

Time to Rake

It seems like Thanksgiving is the last bastion of summer, with fall coming on full force as soon as the smell of turkey has drifted off on the autumn breeze. Local trees are hitting their glorious best, with colours of orange, red and yellow dominating the leafy landscape. You know what that means, don’t you?… Read more »

The Sad State of Autumn’s Apples in Ontario

I love this time of year. The leaves on the trees are changing colour and slowly drifting down to the ground. The air smells crisp and fresh, especially when you take the time to get outside and breathe it in for an Autumn walk. The crunch of the leaves underfoot can only be beaten by… Read more »

Why Leaves Change Colour in the Fall

Autumn has arrived and with it comes the beauty inherent in all the colours splashed throughout treetops everywhere. Yes, this is the time of year when deciduous trees begin to shed their leaves. Before they hit the ground though, most leaves go through a magical transformation, taking on hues of red, orange, yellow and combinations… Read more »

Spotlight on the Caucasian Wingnut Tree

I love my family. I’m sure you love yours too, but is the feeling mutual? I’m not so sure when it comes to my sister. Case in point, this recent email from her; You will NEVER guess what made me think of you last evening!!  An arborist/forester speaking at my Garden Club meeting, showed a slide… Read more »