The Cucumber Tree: An Endangered Native Species As harvests begin to hit farm stands in Ontario, we are inundated with delicious, fresh produce. There are strawberries, tomatoes, corn, peaches and plenty of cucumbers for those who like them. But did you know that cucumbers also grow on trees? Well, not the kind you turn into pickles… Read more »
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Anyone Care for a Coffee?
Everyone likes coffee, don’t they? Well, you should! How about the Kentucky Coffee Tree? While you can’t get a latte from one, they are a pretty special deciduous tree. They are native to Southwestern Ontario, but sadly are also considered a species at risk by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. These threatened trees are deserving… Read more »
Trees: Species At Risk in Ontario
Here at CLC Tree Services, we love trees. Native trees, big trees, little trees, deciduous or coniferous trees. Any kind of trees really. But we are saddened when we hear that some native trees species are at risk. Some of them are threatened by insects; the most recognizable right now of course being ash trees by… Read more »