What to do with stump grindings?

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by wheat187, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. wheat187

    wheat187 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    I just had 6 trees grinded down. Now I have 6 piles of grindings. What is the best use for these grindings. Or what is the best way to get rid of them? I still have large trees in my yard. Are the grindings good for mulching around the trees?
  2. stan the man

    stan the man LawnSite Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 702

    some people do use the mulch around trees and in flower beds
  3. DitchDr

    DitchDr LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 256

    We leave them there, most use them as mulch in beds. Or we haul them off at a extra charge.
  4. Pristine PM

    Pristine PM LawnSite Member
    Messages: 208

    Rake them back to the main hole, pack them down, couple week pack them again, tarp away excess, soil and seed. This won't work if they are conifers, you will need to take away more of the mulch.

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