Eliminating sweet gums....

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  1. THE LLC

    THE LLC Well-Known Member

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    ....and various other obnoxious hardwoods. It was HOT but a heck of a lot of fun.
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    End result:

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  3. THE LLC

    THE LLC Well-Known Member

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    All for these:

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  4. howboutthemdawgs

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    Does my heart good!
     
  5. Triple C

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    Never had the nerve to do a warm season burn. Cool season burns are hit and miss on killing hardwood stems. When did you burn that?
     
  6. THE LLC

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    This past Sat. July 25.
     
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    Very nice. Your grasses should really take off after that one!
     
  8. THE LLC

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    Sure hoping so.
     
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    It is really hard to get a burn to go in these humid days---even with dry fuels. A good back fire and downwind break and it's not an issue. Fire won't burn if there are no fuels.
     
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    I wish I could do that on my lease but the landowner would have a coronary !:D
     
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    I is the Landowner. LOLOL I love, just for no reason, driving a nail in a pine tree.
     
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    Question for the experts: What can I spray to kill gums ? These would be small gums that we usually have to mow down each year. Some of them sprout from stumps, some are free growing.
     
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    Imazapyr
     
  14. Drycreek

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    Thank you Sir !
     
  15. howboutthemdawgs

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    triclopyr as well
     
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    I’ve been doing a bit of a sadistic experiment on 2 18” sweetgums in my yard. They shrugged off 50:50 gly last year. A triclopyr treatment this year is looking more promising.
     
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    LOL. I bet killed a lot of BIG sweet gums by drilling 5/8” holes in them at a 45 degree angle and filling them with straight glyphosate concentrate.
     
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