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      04-05-2020, 08:54 AM   #811
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Originally Posted by spazzyfry123 View Post
Just finished dethatching the yard by hand. First and last time Iíll be doing that without some horsepower. Up next is aerator. Soil is just a little too dry, so Iíll water today and try it again tomorrow if that goes well, fertilizer and I think Iíve finally got a decent base for now. Previous owners just didnít keep up with it. 7.5 30 gallon yard bags and about 12 hours of back breaking work later...
You donít have St. Augustine do you? St. Augustine does not require dethatching on a regular basis. I could see the need once if the lawn had been neglected but otherwise it should not be needed regularly. That would make next year even easier.

(Disregard if you donít have St. Augustine.)
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