Category: CLC Tree Services

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Dealing with borer costly | London | News | London Free Press

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 »

Loss of ash trees will alter streetscapes | London | News | London Free Press

Hundreds of thousands of London trees may be doomed by the emerald ash borer, an infestation that’s long been bad and only getting worse. Days after a public campaign was launched to plant one million new trees in London over the next decade, politicians were told Tuesday the pest could ultimately kill 90% of London’s… Read more »

The Fruits of our Labours

Okay, here’s an interesting thought; Eating pine bark. Yup, you heard me right. I stumbled across an article today at Survival Topics entitled Edible Pine Bark and had to read further. While we regularly prune, fertilize and cut down many trees at CLC Tree Services, it is not every day that we EAT the fruits… Read more »

Storm Cleanup

Whew, it is a hot one out there today! So hot in fact, that there has been a heat alert issued for the London-Middlesex region. And while it is a welcome thing to have some sunshine, over all the rain that has fallen this spring, it is hard to adjust to the 40C weather that… Read more »

Lawn Care

Here is an email that popped up in my inbox, but it seemed oddly appropriate to share. I fear we just don’t make sense sometimes…   God said: “You know all about gardens and nature. What in the world is going on down there on the planet? What happened to the dandelions, violets, milkweeds and stuff… Read more »

2011- International Year of Forests

Did you know that 2011 was declared the International Year of the Forests by the United Nations? There are 1.6 billion people that rely on the forests that cover a third of the Earth’s land mass. While forests are responsible for controlling climate change and supporting the rivers that provide water for 50% of the… Read more »

Shine a Little Light on Your Yard

Ah, what a lovely, long weekend! Despite the weather reports beforehand suggesting rain, rain, and more rain, we were pleasantly surprised with a fair amount of sunshine this past weekend in Southwestern Ontario. Hip, hip hooray for that! That is a welcome thing for more than just CLC Tree Services and our soggy boys. The… Read more »

A Root in the Grass

The weather report suggests that we might see some sunshine over the long weekend. Wow-wee, long time coming! It will be a blessing to feel some sun on our faces, but I know that the sunshine will also mean something else – yard work. Ah, I can hear the drone of lawnmowers already. Before you… Read more »

Emerald Ash Borer invades Canada – The Weather Network

We have all heard about the emerald ash borer, but how many of you really know anything about what these insects are and how they damage ash trees? Here is a short video from The Weather Network explaining a little more about them and their destructive ways. There is a glimmer of hope though. Enjoy!… Read more »