Tag: trees

Spring Tune-up for your Trees

Spring has officially been marked on the calendar. Yup, it’s here! I know that you can still see motley mounds of snow around London, Ontario, but it is fading fast. You know what that means, right? It’s almost time for spring cleaning! groan… I have an idea. Why not avoid the winter-streaked windows by heading… Read more »

Frost Cracks

Frost crack: What Is It? Winter in the northern climes can be hard to survive. It’s cold and often dark, and many would prefer to hibernate or migrate than face our long winter months. Trees don’t have that option, so most go into a dormant state until spring arrives. And while people and animals revel in… Read more »

Tree Pollarding

You can tell that Spring is around the corner. People are slowly starting to think about trees and tree care again. We couldn’t be more excited, as it has been a long, cold winter and we are ready for some warmer weather ourselves. Over on Twitter, the folks at ReForest London were talking tree planting… Read more »

Which Tree is Best For Me?

If you look outside your window and see nothing but snow, thoughts of tree planting might be the furthest thing from your mind. I get it. See beyond the winter landscape though and start planning for spring. Now is the time to think about which trees you might want to plant! Choosing a Tree 101… Read more »

How to Find a Tree Service Company

When disease, insect infestation, storms or the need for pruning arises, what do you do for your trees? You cannot always tackle tree work by yourself. Sometimes you need a professional. Finding a tree service company isn’t always easy though. But CLC Tree Services is here to help… If you are in the market for… Read more »

The Science Behind Watering your Trees

Do you boil over when under pressure? – sometimes … Could you suck water (or anything else) up a tube 100 metres tall? – Um, isn’t that impossible? I thought you could only suck water 10m up a tube?  Could you do it without air? – seriously doubt it And then could you give almost all… Read more »

Trees and Fungi: A Strong Relationship

While the death of a tree can be a sad thing for its loss of shade, oxygen production and carbon dioxide consumption, it is not all bad. Not only do dead trees still make for good homes for insects and subsequent food sources for the birds and mammals that eat them, but they still provide… Read more »

Trees

“I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is pressed Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks at God all day And lifts her leafy arms to pray; A tree that may in Summer wear A nest of robins in her hair;… Read more »

RePlanting The Forest City

If not for the fork in the Thames River where downtown London, Ontario sits, this city of over 360,000 people might not exist. For it was the view of the Fork of the Thames that Lieutenant Governor John Simcoe Graves fell in love with in 1793 when he was scouting for a new site for… Read more »

From the Mouths of Babes…

Do you like trees? Of course you do! You might know the technical benefits of trees, but there is so much more to them than the dry, educational facts we read. We have all been exposed to trees since we were little. Our personal connections with them become a part of who we are. The sight of… Read more »