The Old Fashioned Way Dig. Use a shovel to dig around the stump to expose the major roots. Depending on your soil you may also need a pick or Cut. Start cutting the roots with a reciprocating saw or if you want to stick with the old-fashioned theme then use a Pull. You can use a digging bar or Estimated Reading Time: 10 mins. May 13, in this video we go over safe practices when digging up trees and stumps to avoid damaging of tractor.
Sep 02, What Tools are Required?
Shovel: For you to loosen up the stump from the soil and expose its roots, you will need a shovel to dig around the base of the stump.
Petrol hedge trimmer or hand shears for cutting adjacent bushes and ground cover from around base of tree Loppers for cutting thick branches Spade for digging soil from around the roots and cutting small roots Pick-axe Author: Eugene Brennan. Aug 17, Drill holes a few inches deep into the stump in numerous places, using the biggest, widest drill bit you have. The wider and deeper the holes, the better. Fill these holes first with water, then with a fertilizer high in nitrogen or stump-remover granules.
Soak the ground all around the stump.