How to get rid of small tree roots?

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  • Oliva Oliva on Jul 16, 2018

    If they're really small, you can dig/chop them out with hand tools or a sharp edged shovel. If smaller yet, prune them with sharp cutters, close to ground level, but do not cut into live tree trunk .

  • Sally Sally on Jul 16, 2018

    Thanks! I’ll get out my ax and see what I can do!

  • Peggy L Burnette Peggy L Burnette on Jul 16, 2018
    Hi this is Peggy, I suppose you mean the tree is gone. If the tree is gone you can rent a stump grinder and take out the roots. If they are small you could dig them out.

  • Sally Sally on Jul 16, 2018

    Yes just a small stump but greens keep growing out of it!