stump grind or dig out?

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by edwardexternal, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. edwardexternal

    edwardexternal LawnSite Member
    Messages: 18

    When you are doing landscape overhauls, tearing out everything and installing new, do you stump grind all the old plant roots, or dig them all out. Digging out seems like a lot of extra work but probably better for replanting purposes??
  2. Landrus2

    Landrus2 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,899

    If you got a backhoe standing by dig them up most cases you grind them down
  3. Snyder's Lawn Inc

    Snyder's Lawn Inc LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,530

    I dont have a backhoe so I pull things out how i do it I'll take chains hook it up to shurbs and take steel rim put it next to shurb and put chain over the rim so when you pull the chain you are pulling up on the shurb They will pull out easyer this way

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