Category: Canada

Events, places, people and things which touch Canada.

Tree Care in the Heat

Temperatures are through the roof this week. With the mercury reaching into the 30s, but feeling more like in the 40s Celsius, London is feeling the heat. Earlier this week I noticed more than myself was feeling a little wilted under the sun’s onslaught. The grass is getting crispy and plants in the garden were… Read more »

Ways to Celebrate Canada Day in London

It is officially summer and this coming weekend we get to celebrate another fabulous long weekend, as Canada celebrates its 145th birthday! Happy Canada Day my friends! So what do you have planned for the long weekend? Will you be attending the fun down at Harris Park in London, Ontario on July 1st, as you… Read more »

A Rainbow in the Trees

Today is the first day of summer. By this time of year, all the trees are in full leaf. As one goes about the city, you can spy how trees differ in height, shape, but most especially by colour. It is amazing the diversity of them. Trees really do come in a rainbow of hues,… Read more »

A Beaver Tale

While Basswood might excite some hand carvers, Robbin Wenzoski‘s favourite wood to work with is black walnut. Of course, he doesn’t do much hand carving when he transforms a chunk of wood into art. He prefers to work with a chainsaw and has since he first began carving eight years ago. So when he was… Read more »

CLC At The Oasis

Forty foot high palm trees stand majestic by the water’s edge. A host of other tropical plants surround them, including lemon and lime trees, fig and banana trees, kumquats and several other species of palm trees. In fact, 15 different species of palms grace the grounds of this particular oasis. The ones of interest today though are… Read more »

Day of Service 2012 at FSTV

Day of Service at Family Services On Wednesday, May 2, 2012, CLC Tree Services was honoured to be able to take part in the Ontario Commercial Arborists Association (OCAA) Day of Service in London, Ontario. Every year the OCAA organizes a Day of Service to donate time, equipment, and services to a group or organization… Read more »

Help with Getting Organized in 2012

Happy New Year and welcome to 2012! I trust everyone had a warm and restful holiday season and are now working to get back into the swing of things. For some that might be taking down the Christmas tree and putting away the Christmas decorations. For others, that might look more like a New Year’s… Read more »

To Wrap, or Not To Wrap

To wrap, or not to wrap… That is the question. And no, I am not talking about whether you should be choosing gift bags, festive paper or your kids art work to gift wrap Grandma’s slippers. I am talking about wrapping your trees, before winter sets in for good. It can be hard to know… Read more »

Lending a Helping Hand: Storm Cleanup in Goderich

Any arborist who has been in the industry as long as Curt McCallum knows that when you hear about a major storm whipping through an area, major storm cleanup is sure to follow. The CLC Tree Services team has been to many locations where trees needed to be assessed, stabilized and removed as quickly as possible. The F3 Tornado… Read more »

Dealing with borer costly

Our very own Calvin McCallum got to weigh in on the Emerald Ash Borer plight this week, when he spoke with Mashoka Maimona, of the London Free Press. Today’s Free Press article Dealing with borer costly | London | News | London Free Press, dug deeper into the devastating reality of what the effects from the emerald ash… Read more »