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Jack and lever assembly. Apply tons of pulling force to shrub roots using a jack. Place plywood scraps under the jack and jack stand so they don’t sink into the ground.
If you Estimated Reading Time: 1 min. Jun 01, An easy solution to remove the dirt best powertool for removing stubborn shrubs hence lightening the shrub or bush is to hit the soil with a garden hose or even a power washer.
If you hit the soil with some water pressure the dirt will simply wash right away. You’ll be left with only the shrub or bush which can be cut up, burned, or moved to curb for disposal. Congratulations.
Drive the truck very slowly, and pull the shrub out of the ground.
1 Use bypass loppers to cut away smaller branches around outer portion of shrub. 2 Cut through thick branches deep inside of the shrub with a chainsaw. 3 Dig around base of shrub with pointed shovel. 4 Cut through roots at base of stump with a garden mattock. Dec 27, Removing Shrubs by Hand. Measure 20 inches from the soil and cut off all branches above that height with sharp pruning shears or a saw, depending on. Mar 23, Best way to remove shrubs or small stumps is to wrap a loging chain around them and hook it to the hook on the front of your 4 wheel drive truck or tractor.
With the chain slack, back up fast and put in neutral before chain is tight. This is called redneck gardening. Advertisement.