A mattock will help you to remove the root crown and stump from.
Grab the plant where it typically meets the soil, and jiggle it gently to loosen the root ball.
When you dance with nature, try not to step on her toes.
Sudden, harsh jerks are not recommended. To remove the root system in its entirety, you must. Start by digging around the base of the shrub and cutting all the roots you can get at.
Then lay scraps of plywood on each side of the shrub. Set a jack stand or concrete blocks on one side and set up your jack on the other. Lay a beam across them and tie the root to the beam with a bushremover.barted Reading Time: 1 min.
Start with 2’ x 2’ because you are going to try to keep a large a root ball on the rose you are moving. You want that hole big enough to take the entire rootball. Let’s start getting the rose ready to move. Before you grab the shovel, take your secateurs and clip off any thin, weak or dead bushremover.barted Reading Time: 8 mins. Jun 01, An easy solution to remove the dirt and hence lightening the shrub or bush is to hit the soil with a garden hose or even a power washer.
If you hit the soil with some water pressure the dirt will simply wash right away. You’ll be left with only the shrub or bush which can be cut up, burned, or moved to curb for bushremover.barted Reading Time: 5 mins.
Aug 02, Deepest I ever found rose roots was about 3' down & about in a 3' spread around. Took me about 20 minutes to dig it out.
Exclude children and animals from the area Spray the bush with the chemicals, making sure you saturate the base of the bush and the stem.
Of course, it all depends on the soil, too. Like everyone else says, water water water, especially if it's clay or rock (rock won't soften with water, but it does make it a little easier).