Oak wilt Black oak, bur oak, pin oak, red oak, shumard oak, swamp white oak, and white oak—these trees all have something in common. For one, they are all native oak trees in Ontario. Sadly, they are also all susceptible to oak wilt. Ceratocystis fagacearum is the fungus behind oak wilt disease. You don’t want to… Read more »
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Which Oak to Choose?
Last week the CLC Tree Services blog was talking trees. I know, when are we not? Anyway, it was high time to suggest which kinds of trees to plant, and which ones to stay away from when you are ready to break ground and welcome a new into your home. The lists were extensive, but… Read more »
Natural Home Remedies From Trees
For as long as people have wandered the earth, they have been curious about the world around them. This includes experimenting with whatever they come across—trees included. While some plants are poisonous or noxious, there are many others which can be used for everything from relieving everyday ailments to tackling more acute problems. Can you think… Read more »
An Autumn Escape
Today is the First day of Autumn. We haven’t been for a walk in a while. With the rare sunshine that we are graced with today, how about we lace up our hiking boots and head out to enjoy some of the last nice days of the summer, before Autumn really takes hold. We might… Read more »