Category: Canada

Events, places, people and things which touch Canada.

Best of London x 3

“Thanks for all the support friends! It feels great to be voted best tree company in London ever since they started keeping track! Best of London x3 only happens when you do what you love, do it well, and treat people right!” ~ Calvin McCallum It is an honour and a privilege to win this… Read more »

Canadian Tree Sculptures

Winter is winding down. Spring will be here in a little under a month. I don’t know about you, but that gets me in mind of summer roadtrips. You have to book early for many places though, so now is the time to start planning. So what are you doing this year? Driving from coast to coast?… Read more »

The Common Hoptree: Not as Common as We’d Like

Ptelea trifoliata (otherwise known as the Common Hoptree) contrary to its name, is far from common. While you can find this native tree along the shores of Lake Erie in sandy areas, the Hoptree is considered a threatened species in Canada. It is only found in limited areas in Southwestern Ontario and Quebec. Its range stretches… Read more »

Running a Small Business

It takes a lot of hard work to successfully run a small business. CLC Tree Services does their best to make their company excel in everything they do.

2015 – A Year in Review

Now how did that happen? The calendar has run out of pages and dates, and 2015 is at an end. Where does the time go? Out the back of our chipper I guess. A better question is what did we do this past year. On reflection, it was a pretty good year for Curt and… Read more »

Get Bent: Why Trees Have Curves in Them

Have you ever walked by a tree and wondered to yourself, “Wow, what an unusual tree! I wonder how it got like that?” There are a few interesting trees on the bike paths along the Thames River in London, Ontario. Some are covered in warty bumps that line their trunks. Others have long bending limbs which swoop at crazy angles. They… Read more »

Green Christmas Gifts

Welcome to December! Black Friday is behind us and the Christmas season is in full swing. Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? Are you looking for Christmas gift ideas for the hard to buy for or as an alternate to impersonal gifts that are forgotten before the Christmas tree is down? Why not choose… Read more »

Nine Fine Pines

There are over 175 different types of pine trees. Several are native to Canada, but many more can be found within our borders as well. Pines are cone-bearing coniferous trees with long needles that come in bundles of 2-5 bunches and are often long-lived, growing from 100-1000 years. Whether you choose a pine tree for your Christmas… Read more »

Skating to Integrity: #BBBAwards2015

  It’s that time of year again. A time to come together and celebrate all things quality. To look at local businesses in London, Ontario and hold them up to the measure of integrity. Most importantly, a time to give a nod to efforts put forth by small businesses who demonstrate a level of business integrity worthy of… Read more »