Category: CLC Tree Services

Relating to the people, places, services and events that CLC Tree Services is involved with.

Count The Rings | The Story of Dendrochronology

“Wow! That was one big tree.” Sure was. “How old was it?” You have to count the rings to find out. “How do I find out, if the tree is still alive and I don’t want to cut it down?” If the tree is still growing, you can use an increment borer to take a… Read more »

Rainy Day Check List

The weather forecast for the week is calling for rain, rain and more rain. Not so much fun for us tree guys that have to work outside all day. We aren’t made of sugar though, so we will survive. As for you, it doesn’t mean that you have to lose a day of productivity though…. Read more »

How NOT to Remove a Problem Tree

Tree Removal Fail! Dead tree? Small space to work? Tree removal needed? Here’s a classic reason why it is always best to hire an arborist or other tree services professional when you need to remove a tree. Shaking head… Hire a professional tree removal service! Have a great long weekend everyone! We at CLC Tree… Read more »

Attracting Birds to Your Yard

Chirp! tweet, twitter, tweet tweet… Ah, the sounds of Spring. Birds have returned and the air is filled with their music. Robins flit back and forth, mourning doves low in the trees, and of course the Canada Geese honk noisily overhead. It seems like one moment the world is devoid of life, and the next the… Read more »

The winner is…

Wow, what a week! After last week’s Home and Garden Show, the requests for estimates has kept us hopping. Thank you to everyone who took the time to visit the show and stop by our booth. We loved seeing all the people out on such a beautiful, sunny weekend. Our home in the tent was… Read more »

Where Do I Cut? A Brief DIY Tree Pruning Guide

Now that we have established that you have a needy tree, the next step is to do something about it. If you are the lucky winner of our Needy Tree contest you are laughing, but there can only be one winner. That leaves a lot of trees still in need of some TLC. So what… Read more »

What is a Needy Tree?

Just a reminder that we will be at the London Spring Home and Garden show this coming weekend (April 8-10, 2011). We hope to see you there. Also, if you haven’t checked out our new Facebook page, go take a look. While you are at it, vote on one of the trees in our Needy Tree contest… Read more »

Needy Tree Contest

Over the last little while CLC Tree Services  has been looking for ways to grow. We wanted to give back to our loyal customers and maybe attract a few new ones. One idea that we came up with was to add this blog to our repertoire. We have also made up a new home for ourselves on… Read more »

Tree Shaping: A Unique Look at Trees

Browsing around in the world wide web, I recently came across an interesting tree site. Introducing Pooktre Tree Shapers. They create art and functional pieces out of living trees. Yes, what you see here are live trees! Amazing… The artists, Peter Cook and Becky Northey, prune and shape trees. I have to say, they end up with some… Read more »

Let’s Shed a Little Light on Your Yard

Well, our brief taste of Spring was quickly thwarted by last week’s fresh dump of snow and return to wintry temperatures. It will come, but right now it feels more like the dead of winter than the rebirth of the season of growth we ache for. Spring in Southern Ontario is like that though. What… Read more »