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How to Scarify a Lawn With a Machine or Hand Tool

Scarification one of the cornerstones of good lawn care and in this article, I'll show you how to scarify a lawn with a machine or hand tool. It doesn't matter; Which type of tool you...
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When to Scarify Your Lawn (and When NOT to) For Best Results

In order to control the build-up or remove lawn thatch, you need to scarify. Either by raking or de-thatching. However, understanding when to scarify is even more important than knowing how to do it. Scarify at the...
the difference between raking and scarifying

The Difference Between Scarifying and Raking

Oftentimes, the terms ‘scarifying’ and ‘raking’ are used interchangeably. Sometimes you see videos or read articles showing you how to scarify but they're using a rake. Other times they use a machine with blades. So which...
what is scarifying

What is Scarifying and Why is it Important?

If you're new to lawn care you might have been told or you might have read somewhere that you need to scarify your lawn. But what is scarifying and what does this rather technical term...
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Using Lawn Sand to Kill Moss and Feed Your Lawn in the Spring

In times gone by, greenkeepers like myself used lawn sand to control weeds and moss as part of our annual lawn care program. These days, with modern weed killers and moss killers designed especially for...
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Lawn Watering: Why, When and How to Water Grass

When the weather gets hot and dry, many people get the hosepipe out and water their lawns. Unfortunately, as simple as lawn watering is in practice, many lawn owners get it wrong. The result can...
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Why, When and How to Overseed a Lawn: A Green Keepers Guide

In this article, we're going to talk about how to overseed a lawn. Overseeding is an essential part of a lawns' annual maintenance regime. It helps to keep your lawn thick and healthy, yet many gardeners...
lawn top dressing

Lawn Top Dressing: What, Why, When and How to Top Dress Your Lawn

Top dressing is one of those lawn treatments normally undertaken by more serious lawnsmiths. The ones who won't accept anything less than perfection. It's also carried out by greenkeepers who look after bowling greens and golf...
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How to Mow the Lawn Like a Pro: The ULTIMATE Guide to Cutting the...

In this article, we're going to talk about how to mow the lawn. Cutting the grass is the most important and time-consuming part of the lawn care calendar. That said, so many people get it...
lawn moss removal

Lawn Moss Removal: How to Kill it, Remove it & Prevent it Returning

Lawn moss is very common. In fact, moss will creep into most lawns at some point. Infestations can be small and some can be big. Sometimes to the point where there is very little grass...

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