Tools & Materials
In this video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook explains how to clear large shrubs.
1 Use bypass loppers to cut away smaller branches around outer portion of shrub.
2 Cut through thick branches deep inside of the shrub with a chainsaw.
3 Dig around base of shrub with pointed shovel.
4 Cut through roots at base of stump with a garden mattock.
5 Pull stump from hole.