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After stump killer!

drc726

By drc726

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5-6 years ago we had 30 Willow/Poplar trees cut down. The roots were growing along just under the lawn so we had to have that dug up and use a digger to remove the roots which were over 20 ft long and as big as tree trunks. We applied stump killer to get rid of the stumps/growth that would have sprung up everywhere.
Today I dug a rotted stump up, it was surprisingly easy, very soft and light. I thought you might like to see it as I was surprised how dry, clean and bug free it is.

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Interesting......30 trees cut down, a mammoth task.!! do you have any pics of the event?

23 Sep, 2013

 

You must be super fit, drc! Some days I have to stop for a rest whilst cleaning my teeth lol!

23 Sep, 2013

 

I dont have any photos DD, before I joined GOY I took very few photos of my gardens over the years. I wish I was Helenium but it almost slid out of the ground and was crumbly and very light to handle.

24 Sep, 2013

 

Looks like great kindling for a fire! isn't it amazing how nature disposes of its debris?

24 Sep, 2013

 

It sure is Steragram, I was able to dig out another one today but most have not reached this stage yet.

24 Sep, 2013

 

that is pretty neat Drc726. :o)

24 Sep, 2013

 

Thanks SBG

24 Sep, 2013

 

I'm surprised that stag beetles haven't moved in D. but think they prefer their wood a little more rotten.

24 Sep, 2013

 

The lack of any bugs or flora on it really surprised me to Grandmage I wonder if its the stump killer?

25 Sep, 2013

 

Could well be D. who knows, only the bugs do!!

28 Sep, 2013

 

:))

28 Sep, 2013

 

Bet it was a relief to get that out of the ground! I have a dead plum tree, its roots are rotting underground, with some amazing fungus growing on it :)

29 Oct, 2013

 

It was but I still have many more that are not at this stage yet DV.

29 Oct, 2013

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