Tag: tree planting

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 »

And I Quote: Trees…

A tree’s a tree. How many more do you need to look at? ~Ronald Reagan Tree Quotes There are millions of trees on this planet. There might not be quite as many quotes, but we’ve heard one of two tree quotes in our day. Today, we share some of them with you. Which are your favourite?… Read more »

What Tree to Plant?

We talk about trees an awful lot here at the CLC Tree Services’ Blog. We have suggested when to plant them (Spring or Fall), how and why to plant them, and how to go about pruning them when the time comes for it. We have talked about specific trees, like the Caucasian Wing Nut, fir trees and rowan trees. Heck,… 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 »

Have You Accepted the Million Tree Challenge?

Want something to look forward to? With Spring right around the corner, it is almost tree planting season again. Yippee! Last year, via a lot of hard work and help from thousands of volunteers, 5,508 trees were planted in London, Ontario by ReForest London. That is great for the Forest City! The Million Tree Challenge… Read more »

Another Reason to Plant a Tree? For The Animals!

Planting a tree offers more than just a little oxygen, a lot of shade and the chance to filter out some carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Like that isn’t enough, when you plant a tree, you also create a home for some of Mother Nature’s creatures, great and small. What am I talking about today, you wonder?… Read more »

The Million Tree Challenge

London, Ontario has a moniker that most of its residents are quite proud of: The Forest City. The name conjures up wide swathes of trees covering vast areas of land, which was once in fact a reality. London can still boast over 120 species of trees on city-owned property, but the sad reality is that… 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 »

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 »

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 »