How to Stop Stumps From Growing Back, Naturally

by Lavende
Use Epsom Salts to prevent stumps from growing back, while improving the surrounding soil. View full instructions at
We try to garden as cleanly as possible (hello happy bees, bye bye herbacides). Especially when it comes to our fruit and vegetable gardening!
Start by cutting the tree to the desired height with a garden saw or strong clippers.
Its such a simple trick that has been really effective for us. For full instructions, please visit
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  • Sand Sand on Jul 10, 2016
    stop tree stumps from growing back. I can't get the web page up to get full instructions.
  • Laura Laura on Oct 18, 2016
    I have cut down some trees and bushes, do I have to do it like in your pics or can I Just spread the salt around it?...
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  • Suzann Suzann on May 04, 2015
    I'm trying to get rid of many old nandina bushes. They have been cut down to just above ground level, but don't know how to kill them. Impossible to dig out!! They keep sprouting up everywhere! HELP!!
  • Lisa Falkenthal Lisa Falkenthal on Jun 22, 2016
    Great info. Thanks for sharing, I'll be using it today.