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I just plant as normal and take out what roots.

Jun 01, There’s two common ways to remove a shrub or bush but you won’t be happy with the results from these methods.

One, dig the entire root system up with a shovel and try to pull out the shrub or bush out. This is back breaking work and it’s unlikely you’ll be able to dig around and through a well established root stumpcutter.buzzted Reading Time: 5 mins. Jun 21, Use leverage. Start by digging around the base of the shrub and cutting all the roots you can get at. Then lay scraps of plywood on each side of the shrub. Set a jack stand or concrete blocks on one side and set up your jack on the other.

Lay a beam across them and tie the root to the beam with a stumpcutter.buzzted Reading Time: 1 min. Mar 20, Dig around the root with a spade. Dig around the root with a smaller spade, making sure to dig under the root as well. Leave space around the root, so it's easier to cut it.

Completely reveal the area where you'll cut with your shovel and %(2). Echo Black Diamond Trimmer Line Can Gas Can 60v Trimmer. Jun 06, The little roots that are left should die. I just plant as normal and take out what roots that are left as I plant.

The others shouldn't hurt anything and will degrade in time. Last year we took out some shrubs that had outlived their time years ago, but were not dealt with or cared for by the last tenants before the house was sold. Jul 09, Best way to dig up bush roots Posted by Happygilmore on 7/9/14 at pm 0 0 Ive got four bushes appx 6' tall. i cut them down to the base, whats they best way to get the roots up. they are holly or something along those lines with the pointed leaves, along the drive way.

id like to avoid renting a stunmp grinder but they are pretty mature. Break up the soil on top and on the sides of the large shrub roots with a mattock or other digging tool, exposing as much surface area on the roots as possible.