What is the machine that removes shrubs by digging in and grabbing, shaking, and pulling out the old shrub? I saw this on an old Desperate Landscapes show. I need to rent one of those, NOW.
If you're looking for an answer from the show producers, they don't monitor this forum and won't be seeing your request.
stump chippers are a (sorta) self-powered tool with a big ragged cutterhead... steer them into a stump field and get to grinding. they will also do a number on any utility lines that run next to a stump, so if you rent one, call your "one-call" locator service two to three days ahead of time to get the yard marked.
they may not catch any items homeowner-installed like feeds to the grill, lighting, or water/sewer to patio kitchens. look at your home, look at the stuff in the yard, and be careful if there is a visible service leaving the wall.
this is a non-trivial rental, and you will need a 2-inch hitch vehicle to tow the trailer.This message has been edited. Last edited by: swschrad,
sig: if this is a new economy, how come they still want my old-fashioned money?
I've seen anything that also going to shake it but one of these with the right attacment will sure pull them out by the roots.
I just use my trailer hitch and a chain most of the time.
Make sure to call Miss Utility before doing an digging!
They’re called shrub pullers, I think, and the size and type depends on what you want pulled.
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