Just recently, I found a link on one of the threads for an excellent shrub grubber made in Canada. I thought I bookmarked it, but somehow I didn't. Does anyone know where that link is? The product is not the one listed in DG tools site, and I haven't been able to locate it on Google. It looked really good. It had a big orange handle, and was developed in British Columbia, Canada. Can anyone help me find it? Thanks.
Invasive Shrub Removal Tool?
I found it! It's the Extractigator. I'll be sure to post a review after using it to tear out lots of bush honeysuckle this spring.
Hi Hoo...did you end up ordering this tool? If so, what do you think of it? I had been looking at the ShrubGrubber, WeedWrench, Honeysuckle Popper and Extractigator and felt the latter was the best tool. But I would sure like to hear from people who have tried the various options before making the financial committment.
I am a 60 year old woman whose husband is totally uninterested and not in that great shape anyway. So I have to do it myself. Mostly I am talking about taking out invasives such as forsythia, wild roses, sumac, and some large multistemmed shrubs of unknown species. I feel like I am living in a jungle with the edges of the cultivated property closing in on me. And I live in the northeast maybe only only 60 miles north of Manhattan. I cannot even imagine what other people's invasive species problems are.
I am going to order it this week. I have lots of bush honeysuckle and a little multiflora rose to get out. After checking out the competition, I think the Extractigator is the best bet, and worth the money if it works well. (I've spent hours cutting back and $$$ on RoundUp concentrate trying to get rid of my invasives!) I'll definitely let everyone know its effectiveness when I use it this spring. I will also post a review on the products part of DG.
I have a Weed Wrench and absolutely love it. I'm 50 something and not very strong, and would be lost without my Weed Wrench. Offensive shrubs and small trees virtually pop out of the ground with very little effort. It is one of the few tools that I have that actually does exactly what it says it will do. I have no experience with the others mentioned, but can highly recommend my Weed Wrench. I have the medium sized one.
Just what I need! I don't weigh enough to even budge the shovel if I'm lucky enough to even get it in the ground. Let us know about the Extractigator!
I'm a little concerned about the Weed Wrench bending like the reviewer wrote.
I abused mine while clearing the scrub trees and brush out of the woods that border my lawn and it held up just fine.