Posted: 04/11/2013 at 15:39
Best to get it out. Can you get some help to do it? Just keep working around it. Using secateurs to cut those roots that seem immovable. Pulling, digging, cuttgng, levering ....eventially it will come.
I have never yet let anything beat me...plant, tree, shrub. Stubborn determination wins in the end.
To plant there without removing it will just create problems. Then,,when clear.....it will be .....put plenty of goodness back into the soil before replanting.