Originally Posted by smeash
Rent a tractor and be done in a few hrs!
It's full of yuccas and windmill palms, cacti and bananas. They're buried so badly, you can't see them! So, I have to do it all by hand, one snip at a time, then dig out all of the roots with a mattock before putting the barrier down and filling in with whatever medium I decide to use; river rock most likely.