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Old 07-23-2012, 05:43 AM   #11
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Did you drill holes in the stump and then pour the salt in? I've heard you can do that with fertilizer.
yes i did. i forgot about that part, sorry. i just used a cordless drill and wood bit. then poured the salt into the top of it.
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Old 07-23-2012, 05:43 AM   #12
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Dig up the hostas and replant them. They are pretty darned rugged. And in a year or two they will fill out again. Are you going to have the hostas around an empty space if you kill the stump?

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yes i did. i forgot about that part, sorry. i just used a cordless drill and wood bit. then poured the salt into the top of it.
It's worth a try. Fire is not an option in our area.
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I work hard on the yard. The hostas stay!!
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Dig up the hostas and replant them. They are pretty darned rugged. And in a year or two they will fill out again. Are you going to have the hostas around an empty space if you kill the stump?
ZombieGirl, Winds has a pretty good option there. dig them up, replant them elsewhere temporarily, remove the stump, then if you want them back in the same place replant them again.
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Wrap a chain around it and yank it out.
If the stump is very large, this wouldn't work. I have trees in my yard over 40 years old. If I were to take them down the stump would rip my vehicle in half before it came out of the ground.
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Get the largest caliber firearm you own and shoot the heck out of that stump.
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If the stump is very large, this wouldn't work. I have trees in my yard over 40 years old. If I were to take them down the stump would rip my vehicle in half before it came out of the ground.
but Winds, you have a small car! you need a big one ton dually with big tires! just kidding you!
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http://www.ehow.com/how_5686944_remove-stump-using-potassium-nitrate.html

http://www.nottproducts.com/stumpnot/stumpremover.php
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Get the largest caliber firearm you own and shoot the heck out of that stump.
Winds, i have actually done that! it does work. slowly though!
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OMG........you killed a tree!!!!!

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