Tag: Christmas tree

Enter to Win a Tree of Lights Installation

Have you visited the Christmas Decor London Facebook page recently? If you haven’t, now is the time. Why? It’s CONTEST time! There are only 6 weeks til Christmas. Have you started to decorate? The Christmas Decor London crews have. We’ve strung garlands, hung wreathes, and of course lit up some Christmas trees around London. We… Read more »

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 »

Popularity of Fir Trees

One of CLC Tree Services most popular blog posts from last year—in fact our most popular post ever—is 5 Facts About Fir Trees. It has had over 7000 views, 4000 of which occurred last year alone. This popular post averaged 11 views a day in 2015 and when you search ‘fir trees’ on google, it comes… Read more »

The History of Christmas Trees

Look up into the midnight sky and watch for the twinkle of stars through the branches of an evergreen. This just might be the inspiration for how we came to know and celebrate the beauty of a Christmas tree. Of course the story of Martin Luther’s walk home in the 16th century and his brush… 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 »

Christmas Tree 101

The first Saturday of December is National Christmas Tree Day. What better time to remind everyone how best to select and care for their fresh Christmas trees. Happy hunting this weekend! Check the Christmas Tree Farmers of Ontario website for locations to cut-your-own or support your favourite charity around town. Christmas Tree 101 When purchasing… Read more »

7 Stats on Spruce Trees

SEVEN INTERESTING STATISTICS OF SPRUCE TREES Spruce trees are classified in the Pinaceae family in the genus Picea. They are coniferous trees that range from 20-60 metres (60-200 ft) tall. They prefer moist soil and full sun, but will grow in a variety of habitats and are found across Canada. While there are upwards of 35 different species… Read more »

The Best Choice for Christmas Trees

I’m sure you realize that the CLC Tree Services blog is all about trees. We love them. We prune them, fertilize them, sadly have to cut some down, but we also get to plant trees too! The trees that dominate most conversations this time of year are the beautiful Christmas trees that symbolize all that… Read more »

Christmas Decorating this Week

Our busy little elves have been at it again. This week’s Christmas Decor installations have been a little more festive with all the snow that London, Ontario got last week. We were hammered by a snow squall that dropped 70 cm of snow on “The Forest City” over the span of a day. We have… Read more »

Homemade Tree Costumes

Halloween is a month away. Last year, CLC Tree Services shared some tree costumes that we came across. The only problem was that the post ran on Halloween, so it gave you no time to make one of your own. So we thought that perhaps we would go digging for more ideas on how to… Read more »