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Aug 07, Alternative to stump grinder. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 11 of 11 Posts. P. papereater Registered. Joined Sep 16, 1, Posts.
Discussion Starter #1 Aug 6, People, Have a few annoying roots sticking out of the ground, and every time my rider mower goes over them it Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Aug 17, Use a chain saw or bow saw to cut the stump down as close to the ground as you can, without allowing the chain saw's teeth to strike the ground (this will dull your chain).
Wear steel-toed boots for this part of the job. Drill holes a few inches deep into the stump in numerous places, using the biggest, widest drill bit you have. There are some easy alternatives to grinding down stumps.
Removing tree stumps is usually thought of as either an expensive or labor intensive process. One of the older methods involved grinding down a stump. Luckily, there is an alternative method and an easier way to remove stumps without grinding. Using chemical stump removal is an efficient method that is relatively inexpensive and not physically. Jun 07, Sometimes a compact tractor isn't the right equipment for the job.
Tractor Time with Tim needed to grind a stump for a friend but these stumps were very clos. Feb 02, Not to mention at bit of an eyesore. Epsom Salts also works well plus it adds magnesium and sulfur to the soil, something that plants need for chlorophyll production. Just drill holes a couple of hundred mm deep into the stump if you can and then add the Epsom Salts and a little water to make it moist but not wet.
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