Recycling Tree Stumps for Yard Decorations, Removing Tree Stumps Naturally

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Recycling tree stumps for yard decorations with flowers

Tree stumps can be annoying eyesores that remind of dead or broken trees. Recycling tree stumps for yard decorations offers a creative way to remove stumps naturally and effortlessly, decorate with flowers, and keep gardens look beautiful. A natural method of tree stump removal is an excellent alternative to traditional stump grinding or manual work. Recycling is decomposition. Rotting and decaying is the easy, healthy and straightforward way to eliminate tree stumps and add unique decorative accents to yard landscaping.

Choosing natural decomposition allows nature to do all of the work. It takes stumps to rot away entirely and will enable you to enjoy creative backyard ideas for outdoor home decorating with flowers. Stumps with flowers or decorative grasses are fabulous yard decorations. They can be attractively and effortlessly incorporated into yard landscaping, creating bright and unusual centerpieces that impress and delight.

A tall stump can be used as a flower-pot stand and as a flowerpot also. A rotting tree stump is a perfect medium for creating a wood sculpture or a bold flower arrangement. Tree stumps with flowers look attractive, creative, and playful, bringing more fun into your life and turning a simple stump into a beautiful decoration while saving your money on stump removal.

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Stump decorating with flowers is fun. You can use a stump as a flower pot and speed up its rotting process. Soil and flowers increase the rate of decomposition. Drilling large holes in the top and sides of the stumps are an easy way to create cavities where you can plant flowers and decorative grasses. Increasing the area provides more space for bacteria and fungi to grow and speeds up wood-decaying.

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Put compost and manure in and around the stump to give food for bacteria and fungi and help destroy the stump quicker. The warm climate affects the speed of this process, destroying wood faster. Suppose time is not an issue and you enjoy yard landscaping with stumps and flowers. In that case, natural decomposition is a practical, environmentally friendly, simple, and beautiful method to improve your outdoor living spaces and remove tree stumps without stump grinding.

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How to create a tree stump planter

Wear safety glasses, chip away at the center of the stump with the pointed end of an ax. After the hole gets big, switch to the wide end of the tool. Work your way toward the edges of the stump, leaving a border at least 3-inch (8 cm) wide to create a hole 4 to 8 inches (10 to 20 cm) in depth.

Drill drainage holes in the side of the stump so that they slope toward the ground. Add some free-draining material, like gravel, top it with a mix of 30 percent compost and 70 percent potting soil, and fill the planter with decorative grasses, small plants, or beautiful flowers.

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  by Ena Russ   

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