Log in Social login does not work in incognito and private.
I am moving and want to take it with to my new home.
Removing Old Lilac Bushes - How Do I Get Rid Of Lilac. Nov 11, Use protective eyewear.
Angle your axe chops so the portions cut away are wedge shaped. With wood bits, drill small (1/4- to 1/2-inch diameter) holes every 2 inches on the surface of the stump.
The holes should be about 2 inches deep. Fill the holes with a commercial stump remover according to package directions. Oct 17, Lilac roots generally spread one and one-half times the width of the shrub.
A distance of 12 feet (4 m.) from the foundation is generally enough to prevent foundation damage. Potential Damage from Lilac Roots. It’s very unlikely that lilac bush roots will break through the side of a bushmulch.clubted Reading Time: 2 mins.
What could be wrong with it?
Jul 08, If you have access to a tractor, or even a come-a-long, tie a strap around the base of the lilac, put some tension on it, and start whacking the roots on the opposite side. Keep adding tension as you cut the roots, and eventually it will pop out of the ground. You can also use a truck, car, mini-van, whatever you are willing to use as an anchor! Feb 11, With supplies ready, start by using your hose to soften the ground with water.
You want the ground to be damp, but not soggy. Next, use the hand trowel to loosen the soil and feel out the roots. Remove the soil in and around the roots and place it in the wheelbarrow or on the tarp. It’s best to use your hands for this.