After the herbicide has taken effect and the weeds are dead.
Clearing sticker bushes. YAY! I just finished a huge project that has needed doing for years. The front treeline (about 60 feet wide by feet long) has been a snarled mess of multiflora rose ever since we've lived here. I finally couldn't take it any more, and spent the. Dec 17, Cut the branches from the thorn bush with pruning shears, starting with the outer branches and working in manageable lengths of about 1 foot.
Pull the cut branches away from the bush. Jun 28, The best way to remove pricker bushes that have become overgrown is always to use hand tools while wearing gloves. Once you have cut down the branches as far as possible, you should be able to take a shovel and dig around the base of the bush, in order to uproot the bushmulching.barted Reading Time: 4 mins. Lift carefully the branches of the pricker bush, and bundle them together.
Secure the bundle of branches by wrapping heavy twine around it from bottom to top. This is the best way to confine the pricker bush for easier removal. Advertisement. Apply baking soda at the base of the sticker burr plant. The sodium in the baking soda draws moisture out of clearing sticker bushes plant and dehydrates it.
Apply the baking soda at least once a week until the plant dies. Even if you are using heavy machinery and power tools, clearing brush and vines always requires physical labor. Buy at least one saw, some pruning shears and clippers. The small shears will be useful in cutting vines before trying to unravel them from trees or other landmarks that you are not going to completely remove.