How do I get rid of thatch in grass?

Answer Mow your lawn approximately one third shorter than normal. For example, if you usually cut your grass to two inches, cut it to about 1.3 inches.Position the blade of a dethatching rake on the soil ... Read More »

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What does it mean to thatch grass?

Grass thatch is a thin layer of living and dead grass and weeds. If the layer becomes too thick, it can prevent moisture and nutrients from reaching the soil. At this point, dethatching is suggeste... Read More »

What Is Thatch Zoysia Grass Lawn?

Zoysia grass is a very adaptive warm season native of Asia, first brought to the United States in the late 19th century. There are three main varieties of zoysia grass, all of which are drought and... Read More »

How to Get Rid of Thatch in a Yard?

Thatch is organic debris from stems and roots that lies under the grass blades of the lawn. This material quickly accumulates during a single growing season. It inhibits water and nutrients from re... Read More »

How often should you de-thatch your lawn?

On One Hand: De-thatching Annually Prevents ProblemsThatch, an accumulation of organic debris on the surface of a lawn, can build up over a period of years to form a thick mat. Thatch can restrict... Read More »