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Re: odd question

  • Subject: Re: odd question
  • From: "Judy Browning" <judylee@lewiston.com>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 21:07:43 -0700

It worked on the neighbor's horse chestnut, so DH tried it on a beech after he cut it off the 3rd year in a row. It didn't sprout again

---- Original Message ----- From: "Theresa" <macycat3@sbcglobal.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, August 10, 2009 8:34 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] odd question


Judy Browning wrote:
People around here do that in stumps that keep growing & then use a
funnel to pour undiluted round up in the holes
----- Original Message ----- From: "Theresa" <macycat3@sbcglobal.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, August 10, 2009 7:46 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] odd question


James R. Fisher wrote:
Theresa wrote:
Ok- here goes.  There is a tree that no one wants, but no one can
bear to cut down.  So they are hoping it will just die (mind you it
is perfectly healthy right now).  What can be done to help this tree
die (in a sereptitious manner of course)??

T
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I have *read* that a number of copper nails, driven semi-uniformly
around the circumference, will do the trick. I've never tried it.
-jrf
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Would holes drilled around the base and round up kill a largish (30 ft)
tree?

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Does it work? I've also got a bradford pear tree stump that keeps resprouting!!


T.

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