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Tree & Hedge Care | Fencing & Landscaping

Tree Stump Removal


Grinding Out Troublesome Stumps

When trees are removed from a property – whether it is one in your back garden, or a grove of trees on a big country estate – it makes sense that the stumps should be removed as well. If the stump remains, it is not only unsightly but also gets in the way of landscaping and maintenance and there’s the chance that it will sprout new growth.

Even thoroughly dead tree stumps are not good to have on your property because they can harbour insect pests and the Honey fungus which can kill off other plants in the vicinity.

Digging up a tree stump is a long, hard, messy and tedious task – not one to be undertaken lightly no matter how much of a nuisance the stump is.

Southern Tree Care has a better solution. We can carry out stump grinding with our specialised machinery that quickly, easily and neatly eradicates the troublesome stump.

Tree Surgeon with tree stump grinder, working. Southern Tree Care Ltd, Tree Surgeon, Landscaping, Salisbury, Wiltshire, Dorset


The Process of Stump Grinding

Our portable stump grinding machinery can access almost any property so our experienced operators can remove tree stumps of any size from any location.

Stump grinders have a powerful, rotating blade that cuts the wood in the stump into small chips. The stump is ground down to a depth of at least 10 inches (more in some cases) and the waste wood chippings can be left behind as mulch in the hole, or removed and replaced with soil if required. The site where the stump was can then be levelled off and planted over, or even built over if that’s your plan.

Many of our clients like to plant a new tree on the spot where the stump stood to replace the one that was felled, and we’re happy to help with that.


Skilled Professional Operators

Stump Grinding is a skilled task that can only be safely undertaken by trained professional operators utilising all the proper safeguards.

We offer stump removal services in Salisbury, Wiltshire, where we are based, and further afield in and around places like Amesbury, Ringwood, Durrington, Larkhill, Bulford and Downton.

We’re happy to remove old stumps, but if you’re having a tree felled for any reason we recommend that you have the stump ground out at the same time to properly complete the tree removal in its entirety.

Removing a stump with stump grinding machinery takes anything from minutes up to a few hours, depending on the size, species and age of the stump.

With tree stumps cleared from your property you can consider making use of our landscaping and fencing services to enhance your outdoor space.

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