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Customer wants some bushes removed

Discussion in 'Tree Climbing, Pruning, Felling' started by ohbuckhunter, Apr 21, 2014.

  1. ohbuckhunter

    ohbuckhunter LawnSite Member
    Messages: 140

    Never took these kinds of bushes out before. Matter of fact I don't know what there doing in Ohio. There a Florida bush. What's the best way by hand to remove these things. And is $50 each enough to remove. Newbie question here forsure but never seen this type of bush.
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  2. walkerway

    walkerway LawnSite Member
    Messages: 206

    Ever heard of a dirt shovel.
     
  3. RussellB

    RussellB LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 17,977

    There Yuccas and they do well just about everywhere. Your price sounds right. Edit...lol yes a shovel will pop them out of the ground.
     
  4. OP
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    ohbuckhunter

    ohbuckhunter LawnSite Member
    Messages: 140

    Nope. Never heard of one.
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  5. OakNut

    OakNut LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Yuccas - yes, they seem to grow well around old people.
     
  6. cotyledon

    cotyledon LawnSite Senior Member
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    Pissin my pants! Wtf does that even mean ? :)
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  7. OakNut

    OakNut LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Those plants must have been all the rage 40-50 years ago.
    I've never seen them on a property that wasn't owned by old people, or where the old people had died and new owners had moved in.

    I don't think I've ever seen one of those plants for sale in a nursery.

    (because people stopped buying them 40 years ago, I would wager)
     
  8. windflower

    windflower LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,478

    Be careful, if you haven't noticed yet they are sharp.
     
  9. OP
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    ohbuckhunter

    ohbuckhunter LawnSite Member
    Messages: 140

    Would y'all suggest cutting them down with chain saw than digging the root out.
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  10. walkerway

    walkerway LawnSite Member
    Messages: 206

    Just dig around them lift the whole thing out lock stock and barrel. No mess.
     

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