“Hey Lee, do you think you can dig that stump out for me?”
Lee eyeballs the stump doubtfully.
“Do you think it would be too hard to pickaxe out?”
Lee rubs his chin and still looks at the stump doubtfully.
“Or we could just wait until I rent that stump grinder…”
Lee gets out the pickaxe.
I was actually impressed that Lee was able to dig it out fairly fast. I think the stump looks a little bigger in person then in the picture. This particular stump was a 9″ maple tree intertwined with a smaller hazel nut tree and located just outside our back door. Since this stump was fairly easy to remove it inspired Lee to remove two small hazel nut trees that were out in our field while we were cleaning a fence line. I’ve asked Lee if that means he can dig out the cedar stumps in our front yard that are huge. After all he did tell me that cedar was a soft wood…