Removing Roots From Your Yard

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Removing Roots From Your Yard

Post by ECUPirate » February 5th, 2020, 10:50 am

What's the best way to remove roots from your yard after cutting down trees? I have a riverbirch and a maple in my front yard that I'm going to cut down because they've become too big for the area, and the roots are taking over my grass (especially the riverbirch).

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Re: Removing Roots From Your Yard

Post by TimmyG » February 5th, 2020, 12:43 pm

Hard labor or heavy equipment. I don't know of any shortcuts. You could rent or have someone come in with a stump grinder to attack the beefiest parts of the roots closest to the trunk.

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Re: Removing Roots From Your Yard

Post by andy10917 » February 5th, 2020, 10:33 pm

+1 Timmy

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Re: Removing Roots From Your Yard

Post by mobiledynamics » February 6th, 2020, 9:35 pm

If you go the stumpgrinder route....man, tarp off the area and just leave the *hole* where it needs access....

Have had couple of stumps ground day in my days. What a god aweful mess it makes..

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Re: Removing Roots From Your Yard

Post by ECUPirate » February 7th, 2020, 1:49 pm

Yeah, I think I'm going to go the stump grinding route. Trying to do it by hand doesn't seem like a viable option considering how large they are.

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