Tag: nature

Get Outside: A Guide to Hiking Trails in London

Get Outside A Guide to Hiking Trails In London, Ontario At CLC Tree Services, we encourage people to get outside all the time. Spending time in nature is shown to decrease stress, improve mood, strengthen concentration, boost your immune system, up your creativity, and maybe even save your life! Well, lengthen it at any rate,… Read more »

Almost Time For Summer Camp

There are less than two weeks of school left in Ontario. Children are straining to be done and who can blame them? Do you remember the sweet sound of the last bell that rang to announce summer holidays? Both teachers and students alike celebrate that sound. Of course parents are another matter. Unless you yourself… Read more »

Autumn Anticipation

Autumn officially arrives this weekend. That makes it the perfect time for apple picking, pumpkin carving, and putting up the last of the preserves for winter. It is also when the leaves start to change on area trees, transforming our world into a rainbow of colours. Isn’t Mother Nature great to not only offer an… Read more »

Back to School with CLC

Time for kids to head back to school! I know parents are itching to hand their little ones back to the teachers again. It has been a long summer. Whether your children are heading to preschool, kindergarten, or grade school, there is plenty they can learn about trees. From basic concepts, like “what is a tree?”,… Read more »

Back to School and Back to Nature

Back-to-School ads are all over the newspapers, tv, radios, and online. They are talking about backpacks, lunch bags, stuffed pencil cases, new outfits, and even electronics. Articles suggest how to introduce your child to kindergarten, when to bring bedtime back to a more reasonable hour, and why its important to provide healthy snacks and meals… Read more »

Tree Planting in London

It is safe to say that Spring is here to stay. Apple trees are blossoming. The purple hue of redbuds are many places around the city. Plus, the leaves have unfurled on maples, oaks, willows and many other trees. Do you know what that means? IT IS THE PERFECT TIME TO PLANT A TREE! Spring is a… Read more »

Dangers on the Job

Last week during the OCAA Day of Service at Camp Woodeden, a raccoon family was found in an ash tree. The ash tree was dead, having succumbed to the emerald ash borer (EAB). It was hollow in the middle, having rotted out due to the insects’ voracious ravages. Deadly for the ash tree, but perfect for… Read more »

CLC At Your (Tree) Service

April showers bring May flowers. The flowers should be brilliant this May then one would think. No matter, we just had a few days of sunshine and you can see the evidence of that most places you look. Area residents have been out in droves raking up dead tree branches, spreading spring fertilizer, deadheading plants that were… Read more »

Spring Tree TLC from CLC

While Londoners might not be impressed with all the rain we’re receiving this week (upwards of 100 mm!), there is a bright spot in all this precipitation. I have to believe that it is finally a true harbinger of spring! It is time to get outside and enjoy nature and outdoor life once again. That… Read more »

Tree Jokes

Q: Why was the tree excited for spring? A: He wanted to turn over a new leaf. Isn’t that the truth! Me too. And up until this morning it was looking like Spring had arrived. Despite the snow that has fallen in London, Ontario again though, I have a feeling that spring is not far off. All… Read more »