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Old 10-23-2008, 10:41 PM
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Quickest/Easiest way to remove turf?

I have a customer who has 2 small areas of grass in her backyard that she wants me to remove and replace with plants. This may be a stupid question, but what is the best way to get rid of the turf?
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Old 10-23-2008, 10:54 PM
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Old 10-23-2008, 10:57 PM
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If it's a super small area, then you can just use a long handle square shovel or manual sod cutter to do the job.

If it's a little too big, you can rent a sod cutter for a couple of hours. They work great at romoving turf. I wouldn't suggest anything else.
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Old 10-26-2008, 12:02 PM
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Old 10-26-2008, 12:19 PM
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Round-up, add soil for a raised bed, mulch and be done with it.
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Old 10-26-2008, 01:11 PM
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You could till it up really well so you don't actually have to dispose of it. If you need to get rid of it, then depending on how large the area is, use a flat nosed shovel or a sod cutter. Then grab it and haul it off.
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Old 10-26-2008, 07:26 PM
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If it's a super small area, then you can just use a long handle square shovel or manual sod cutter to do the job.

If it's a little too big, you can rent a sod cutter for a couple of hours. They work great at romoving turf. I wouldn't suggest anything else.
Ditto.

I always remove turf.
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Old 10-26-2008, 08:54 PM
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Round-up, add soil for a raised bed, mulch and be done with it.
Im a round up king also ........forget that manual labor
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Old 10-26-2008, 09:31 PM
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Im a round up king also ........forget that manual labor
when's the last time you picked up a shovel? come on now dont act like your a hard worker.
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Old 10-27-2008, 04:31 PM
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turf cutter, or sod cutter as some would call it. They work really well.

a smaller area you can just use a flat shovel or a pitch fork and a mattock would do it also.
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