All homesteaders face the challenge of clearing land and preparing it for whatever purpose it may have. Here is how we tackle the challenge of tree stumps An. Sep 14, Thinking about clearing some of your land for pasture?
Before you make what you think is a simple decision, there are a lot of other factors to consider. Here are several questions that I encourage people to ask before beginning the clearing process. Tips For Clearing Land For Pasture What do I plan on using [ ] The post Tips For Clearing Land For Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Nov 21, There are 2 ways to go to clear that much land: Cut the stumps low, keep them from sprouting every year & they will rot away eventually.
Or, cut the stumps high, have a cat or excavator come in & knock them out. You may be able to sell the wood, but 10" or smaller stuff likely is not too valuable. I'd check into it, but don't be holding your treefelling.buzzted Reading Time: 9 mins.
Jul 04, I now chainsaw large trees and cut the stump with the turbosaw. I have used the turbosaw as a stump grinder on 3' diameter stumps to get them to ground level. Slight tilt to the saw and carve away at it.
Short bushy 4"-8" trees with strong lower limbs keep the saw from cutting the trunk. There is another thread about the turbosaw on this forum. Jul 09, When you cut the tree and leave a stump, it's very hard to dig out the stump because you are fighting the roots the entire time. When you take out the entire tree, the height of the tree works as leverage to break free of the roots and it's a lot faster and easier to just dig down a little on each side, then push the tree over.
Jul 09, I had around 2 acres of dead ash trees and had the mulcher come in. While he did drop trees and mulch most but the stumps were still there. The mulch is really not chips but long shards that can be upto feet long which take years to decompose. Jul 06, Treating stumps is for removing a single tree in a lawn not a thousand trees in a field. Mowing obviously controls seeds, seedlings, and regrowth since lawns are not overgrown with the trees.
Let the tree use it's reserves to develop growth and leaves, then brush hog it. Check into tree services to come in, mulch, and haul away. May 26, Stump Fence: May 13,; John Boyd / Library and Archives Canada. Much like with logging bees, settlers found stumping bees helpful in ridding their fields of stumps. Some stumps could be chopped out with an axe, but others were dragged out by oxen whose chains had been fastened around the root. Some settlers resorted to burning or blasting difficult to.