I finally had to find a Long Island tree company to remove an old stump. That stump was here when we moved into the house about ten years ago, and I always meant to get it removed, but never got around to it. I had no idea how long it had been here, but it was quite substantial in size. My guess is that it’s been around for decades and that the prior owner didn’t want to bother with it either. I mowed around it over the years and just never got around to doing something about it.
Frankly I didn’t have the tools to get rid of such a huge stump. Generally when you’re dealing with a stump of the size I had in my yard, it’s the roots that present the most problems. You simply have no idea how far they extend outward from the stump or how far they go down. Read More