Getting rid of Juniper Roots

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by 2006Silverado, Jul 23, 2007.

  1. 2006Silverado

    2006Silverado LawnSite Member
    from GA
    Posts: 117

    Looking for help on bidding. Customer wants me to pull some Juniper roots and another area of Junipers. She also wants 2 grown Pyracantha's next to her house removed and a little area full of small Pyracantha's removed.

    From what I understand the remove the Juniper roots it's just sweat and muscle digging them out with a pick axe or pulling out with a truck or something. The full grown ones, not sure, I guess just hack away until down to the roots then same thing. The Pyracantha's no idea.

    Appreciate any opinions on how to price this.




  2. Lawnworks

    Lawnworks LawnSite Fanatic
    from usa
    Posts: 5,407

    They have shallow root system... they will come up very quick w/ a pick axe... probably less than 1.5 man hours.
  3. razor1

    razor1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,985

    To save your back....Wrap a sling or chain around the base and pull them out with a truck or tractor. :weightlifter:
  4. carcrz

    carcrz LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,085

    I just use my skid steer w/ a set of forks & they rip right out in seconds.

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