Category: Canada

Events, places, people and things which touch Canada.

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 »

Tree Climbing Event of the Season!

You’ve always liked climbing trees, have you? Figure that working as an arborist is an easy job that anybody could do? Well, now’s your chance to see if you really can cut the mustard and swing into that career change you have been hungering for. Grab your gear and leave your fear of heights at the door…. Read more »

A Woodland Walk with Ontario Trees

This is the time of year when I love to get outside and wander around in forests. The humidity has dropped as well as the temperatures, so you can walk the forest floor admiring the trees that you pass, without fear of getting heat stroke or melting into a puddle. CLC Tree Services has taken… Read more »

A, B, C of Canadian Trees

It’s that time of year again. The school bell is about to ring. Soon kids will be pushing pencils and learning their A, B, C’s and 1, 2, 3’s. Made me think about trees and how we learn about them. A great way to start is the same way you learn about anything; with the… Read more »

A Recipe or Tree: Fruit Tree Recipes

As summer days fade to fall, harvest time is upon us. In the garden, people are busily plucking tomatoes from vines, pulling beets from the ground and cutting corn free from its stalks. It is a wonderful time of bounty, but that is not restricted to just the garden plot. If you look to the… Read more »