If you went out there with a shovel, a wheelbarrow, and a rake you'd be done by now.
I don't get it. These are relatively small plants with the exception of the arbs which are one of the easiest plants to dig out. You don't need equipment or a truck and a chain. You need to get to work. Use the most efficient gear that you already have, because there is not a lot of time involved in doing this no matter what equipment or method you use.
I swear that if it does not have a power cord or <s>pull cord</s> electric start no one knows what to do anymore.