Tag: nature

Dutch Elm Disease

While the emerald ash borer has been the big tree pest to capture headlines in recent years, it certainly isn’t the only thing that has done damage to local trees. Dutch Elm Disease has ravaged elm trees in North America since the 1920s, killing huge numbers of American Elm trees. The disease was first discovered… Read more »

Coniferous Trees of Ontario

Trees. The folks of CLC Tree Services love them. All kinds! And while we generally focus on deciduous trees, we have a liking for coniferous trees too. For those of you with a blank expression on your face, are you wondering what the difference is? Here are some definitions from the Free Dictionary to help… Read more »

Clean Up from Construction Damage

More often than not, you can find the CLC Tree Services crew at someone’s home or business working on a select few or individual trees. We assess, fertilize, prune, cut down and attend to storm damage on trees. Sometimes though, we are called out to clean up other damage. That was the case this week… Read more »

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 »

Basswood: A Carver’s Delight and More

Whittling, woodworking, carving; all hobbies that a tree guy can appreciate. Some people pick up driftwood and see birds, planes or other animals. Other people pick up fallen limbs while on a forest walk and envision garden ornaments, trellis supports or picture frames. There are those that go in search of specific wood to create… 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 »

No Job Too Small

No Job Too BIG, No Job Too small You have seen the crew of CLC Tree Services hanging out of giant beech trees. They have taken down ash trees, elm, hickory and so many more. Not every job requires tree removal though and not all jobs are gargantuan in size. Take, for example, the work site… Read more »

A Ring From CLC

CLC is going down on one knee today with this post… Do you know what you are looking at in the picture above? Get down on your own knees and look a little closer. That my friends are the tree rings of an ash tree. If I pull back the camera a bit, you might… Read more »