Top Five Methods of Land Clearing – Add Value To Your Property

Land clearing is a necessary part of land development and landscaping. Clearing land can be done in many ways, but not every method is as effective as others. In this blog post, we will review the top five methods of land clearing and discuss what makes them so powerful. If you want to know which one is best for you or your business, read on!

Top five methods of land clearing

1.   Forestry Mulching

Using a mulcher is an excellent alternative to more invasive land clearing methods such as burning or grubbing. Mulching removes vines, brush, and other vegetation without harming the soil. This method is excellent for putting organic matter back into the ground while removing any unwanted bushes or trees from the land. Plus, this method helps to prevent erosion and invasive species as well as retain moisture in the soil.

2.   Bulldozing

Bulldozing is an effective land clearing method where trees and bushes are pushed down, and the rubbish that remains is removed. They are great to use in areas with large trees and bushes in small or medium-sized plots of land. However, this method has some drawbacks, including destroying the topsoil and having to deal with empty holes left behind. Plus, this method takes a longer amount of time due to the fact that the land will need to be swept through twice.

3.   Pulling

With this method, large tractors or chains are used to pull away items that need to be removed from your land. This is effective for clearing out medium-sized trees and smaller bushes in small or medium-sized plots of land. The downside to this method, just like with bulldozing, is that it destroys the topsoil making it challenging to grow plants afterward because new soil needs time to develop. Plus, you’ll be limited in the size of items on the land you can clear.

4.   Clearing By Hand

Clearing by hand is an excellent option for those who want to do the work themselves and be selective about what is removed. However, it also takes the most time to finish. In addition, you’ll need to thoroughly prepare your land before starting so that you don’t damage the soil structure or create erosion problems in areas where it’s already bad. The upside of clearing by hand is that you can be selective about what’s removed from your land. This is typically used in smaller areas near the home instead of large plots of land.

5.   Burning

If you’re looking for the fastest way to clear your land, you might want to consider burning it. Of course, you’ll need to ask your municipality for permission, but this is an excellent option if you’re looking to clear large plots of land in one day. However, there are some issues with burning that make it difficult to do on your property – such as not being able to eliminate specific bushes or trees, the potential of ruining your soil, or damaging your property if the fire gets out of control.

There’s no shortage of ways for clearing out unwanted items from your land these days! Each land clearing method has its pros and cons depending on what you want to accomplish as well as how much time and money you have available.

Here at Grovin we are experts at land clearing and adding value to your property. Contact us today and let’s talk about your project and taking your property to the next level.