Re: [gardeners] Re: Uprooting Shrubs

SpyderGrl (
Sun, 21 Oct 2001 13:16:10 -0400

 My concern with that would be that the salt would eventually get into the


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From: Bargyla Rateaver <>
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Subject: Re: [gardeners] Re: Uprooting Shrubs

> I used salt on a stump, made some holes in the horizontally cut stump  and
poured salt in those holes.
> Spyder Grl wrote:
> > >we will cut it off to make a good seat. if it sprouts we will drill a
> > >few deep holes in the top and some activated bread yeast in hopes of
> > >starting the rotting process.<
> >
> > Now there's a thought!
> > I wonder if buttermilk would work in the same fashion as yeast... how
about drilling a few openings in the trunk, adding some blood meal mixed
with water? shouldn't that help the rotting process?
> >