Tag: Canada

Trees of the Web

Not only are trees one of Mother Nature’s greatest inventions, they are also a source of inspiration for millions. Just take a peek at Pinterest, a gander at Google or scan Stumble Upon and you will come across literally billions of hits when you type in the word tree. Don’t believe me? Check out just a… Read more »

The Witch’s Staff: Rowan Trees

You’ll never know what you are going to find when you check the pages of the CLC Tree Services blog. Scratch that; it always relates to trees, but the connections back to them can be wide and varied. Like today’s post. I recently stumbled across a site that listed the Celtic Tree months. While traditionally the… Read more »

Tree of Peace

These are turbulent times. Elementary school teachers across Ontario are upset and taking action by going on strike this coming Friday, January 11th. Their issues revolve around pay, sick days, and the union’s ability to fight for their democratic rights. The NHL were on strike for 113 days, and are still in the process of… Read more »

Business Integrity

Today, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) spelled Integrity with their presentation of the 15th Annual Business Integrity Award. The award honours companies who demonstrate the best and highest ethical standards in their industry, as nominated by their peers and customers. It is a mark of esteem and warranted recognition that the 100-year-old BBB bestows upon… Read more »

Time to Rake

It seems like Thanksgiving is the last bastion of summer, with fall coming on full force as soon as the smell of turkey has drifted off on the autumn breeze. Local trees are hitting their glorious best, with colours of orange, red and yellow dominating the leafy landscape. You know what that means, don’t you?… Read more »

The Sad State of Autumn’s Apples in Ontario

I love this time of year. The leaves on the trees are changing colour and slowly drifting down to the ground. The air smells crisp and fresh, especially when you take the time to get outside and breathe it in for an Autumn walk. The crunch of the leaves underfoot can only be beaten by… Read more »

A Woodland Walk with Ontario Trees

This is the time of year when I love to get outside and wander around in forests. The humidity has dropped as well as the temperatures, so you can walk the forest floor admiring the trees that you pass, without fear of getting heat stroke or melting into a puddle. CLC Tree Services has taken… Read more »

A, B, C of Canadian Trees

It’s that time of year again. The school bell is about to ring. Soon kids will be pushing pencils and learning their A, B, C’s and 1, 2, 3’s. Made me think about trees and how we learn about them. A great way to start is the same way you learn about anything; with the… Read more »

London’s Metal Trees

London, Ontario hails itself as the Forest City. There are over 123,000 street trees on city owned property and over 32,000 more trees in managed park areas (not including unmanaged natural areas). Over the next three years, the Million Tree Challenge aims to plant a tree for every Londoner within its bounds. If successful, the effect… 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 »