Gallery of Stump Removal Pictures at Jobs in Sydney Some comparison photos: Some stumps are like icebergs when it comes to the roots. This one had very large, long surface roots. This stump in Newport created quite a lot of mulch which was then spread round the surrounding garden beds. A tricky stump due to being next to a wall, a garden tap and paving slabs. A stump nestled amongst a large Strelitzia had to be ground carefully. Large stumps can create a lot of grindings so they can be spread around the garden beds as mulch. Digging around the stump first allows any rocks or other buried items to be found and removed so as not to damage the stumpgrinder.