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About 22 yrs ago I planted a little euclayptus down the garden. When it reached 90' a few yrs ago I had the height reduced by half. This encouraged it to grow even quicker so in march this year I had it cut down completely. I think it cost £3 to buy and £1100 to remove!
The remaining stump at ground level measures 1.6m (~ 5') across and is a big eyesore so was considering getting someone in with a stump grinder.
Does anyone know how effective the stump grinders are? Will I be able to plant over where the stump was or will I still have to wait several years before I can plant anything?
A stump grinder will grind it up. If you remove the ground up root and replace with good soil you've got your garden back.
Couldn't agree more. We had a huge walnut tree stump removed by grinding and it was great. Keep the grindings - you can use them as a mulch or just compost them.
Thank you all very mch - that's decided it.
Had a quote of £250 from the guys who done an excellent job taking the euclayptus down.
Will get another to compare
Can anybody give me a contact of a stump grinding company I live in east london
Ple can anybody forward me a contact for a reliable and cheap grinding company I live in east london
We recently used a company called Stumpbusters - it is a franchise, so would be a different guy in your area, but ours was very good
Thanks for the reply. How much did you pay. And how big was your stump
We had 20 leylandii stumps - all quite large - it took half a day and was about £200 - he charged by the hour. The kit was impressive, and our job took a while because there were so many individual stumps to do.