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Tree Stump grind down only 6" below grade ??

Tree Stump grind down only 6" below grade ??

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Old 08-31-18, 08:09 AM
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Tree Stump grind down only 6" below grade ??

Will grass still grow if stump is only ground down 6" below grade ?
cause I hear some recommend a foot ??
 
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Old 08-31-18, 08:15 AM
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While a lot depends on the type of soil, grass should do well with just 6" of top soil. Most stump grinders I've been around only grind down 6"-8"
 
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Old 08-31-18, 08:17 AM
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Ok thx . The lowest quote I got was for 6 inch. All the other were high cauae supposedly gonna do a foot .
someone suggested to out lime down . Reduce acidity . Is it necessary. ?
under top soil or in top layer ??
 
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Old 09-06-18, 10:54 AM
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Ok I had my stump grinded down . Whats best to add to make it rot out even further?

drano or epson salt or fertilizer?
 
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Easy answer is "time". I have a backhoe and encountered a rather large tree and decided to just leave the stump at that time 2 years later i returned and it was almost gone. I was a bit shocked at how fast mother nature had rotted it away. I don't know how much faster chemicals could do the job but what remains 6" down won't be there long.

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Old 09-06-18, 01:12 PM
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Othwr websites says nitrogen will help . Especially potassium nitrate which is salt peter but that's hard to find.
to help even furthur they said add sugar and even epson salt into drilled holes in stump. Not sure if this is all true or helpful but should I bother doing any of these
 
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Salting the soil will keep plants from growing. I'd be worried about salting the stump causing the same problem as it leached out.

Personally, I would throw dirt over this and move on.
 
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