Tag: CLC Tree Services

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 »

A Little Tree Planting Advice from CLC

While autumn is an ideal time to plant a tree, you can also successfully plant trees in the spring. The ground is still relatively moist from snow melt, trees are just starting to come out of dormancy, and insects typically aren’t an issue yet. If you can plant your trees before summer temperatures climb, your… Read more »

Rescuing Robins From the Wood Chipper

“Whistle while you work! Tootle-oo-too-to-too-toot!” “Argh! Stop the chipper again! Another nest.“ That was the fifth robin’s nest we pulled out of the chipper’s hydraulic pump recently. It is not good for the robins or the chipper to have nests going through it. The poor birds lose their homes, and potentially eggs, while their nests… 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 »

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 »