How do i use a thatch rake?

Answer Assess ThatchRemove a core sample from soil with a shovel or other implement. Look at the opening made, and measure the depth of thatch (dead grass and debris) above the soil line. Plan to remove t... Read More »

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How do I use a hand thatch rake?

Insert the thatching rake through the grass and into the thatch below. Pull the thatching rake across the lawn, pulling upward to loosen and bring the thatch to the surface. Work in rows, covering ... 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 »

How to Thatch a Lawn?

Managing thatch is an important component of maintaining a healthy lawn. Thatch is a layer of living and dead grass roots and stems that collects between the surface of the lawn and the soil undern... Read More »

How do I get rid of thatch in grass?

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 »