Category: House & Home

10 Ways to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Did you miss the Christmas tree recycling depot? Are you wondering what to do with the evergreen now sitting in your yard, looking forlorn minus its festive Christmas decor? Don’t despair, as there are plenty of things you can do with your old Christmas tree. Think green and recycle it! Christmas Tree Recycling Burn it! – Real… Read more »

Holiday Planning: It’s About Time Management

There are 10 weeks til Christmas and for many that is far too soon to start talking about the holiday season. Canadian Thanksgiving is past, but Halloween is still on the way, as is Remembrance Day. I know people want to focus on those celebrations and not be inundated by Christmas carols ad nauseam forever, but for… Read more »

An Ash Tree’s Story

We know the story all too well… The emerald ash borer (EAB) was discovered in Ontario in 2002. It is native to Asia and is believed to have arrived in North America via wood packaging or pallets. After establishing a foothold in the Detroit area, it crossed over into Windsor. By 2006, it had made… Read more »

Tree Watering Bags

Here at CLC Tree Services people ask us questions about trees all the time. This week a question came to us from right here on our blog. I enjoy reading your blogs — most informative! At some point could you please explain how those ubiquitous green bags that are wrapped around newly planted trees (… Read more »

Pitching a Tent

“What’s that in the tree? Is it a bag? A spider web?” “No! It’s tent caterpillars… “ Tent Caterpillars Oh, oh. Tis the season for insect infestations and tent caterpillars are just one of the insects which attack trees. There are upwards of 26 species of tent caterpillars, but the ones most commonly found in North… Read more »

Your Testimonials

Here at CLC Tree Services, we like to think we do a good job of making our customers happy when we provide tree services. We promptly respond to phone and email inquiries, and organize estimates as quickly as we can. Once a customer decides to move forward with their tree services, we then schedule the work… Read more »

5 Reasons to Plant a Tree Today

5 REASONS TO PLANT A TREE Food – Trees provide food for insects, birds, animals and people! Everything from the flowers, fruit, nuts, bark, leaves and even the roots; they all offer nutrition to different creatures at different times. We couldn’t live without them! Mood – Studies have proven that spending time near trees helps… Read more »

Re-Planting Privacy: Getting the Look you Want with Mature Trees

Losing a tree can be heartbreaking for any homeowner, but when you lose more than one it’s devastating. Even worse, it can change the look and feel of your home, as well as your enjoyment of it. So when Bill and Colleen Lindley discovered a fungus in the spruce and pine trees at the back… Read more »

Spring Cleaning in the Yard

Now that the weather has finally begun to warm up, I know that everyone wants to get outside. It’s about time, we know! The sunshine is calling and pasty Canadians everywhere are responding.  Time for spring cleaning the yard. So grab your garden tools and let’s look at what to do and what NOT to… Read more »