The Power Lawn Rake's proprietary features allow it to rake and dethatch
a lawn with equal efficacy.
Choate plans to aerate and dethatch
at the same time, renting the aerator in the morning and the dethatcher in the afternoon.
Late in the month, dethatch
and aerate to keep sod healthy.
They can also help cover seed beds, spread fertilizer, dethatch
pastures and lawns (root raking) and a host of other chores.
3 Autumn is the best time to dethatch
your lawn using a dethatching machine available from rental companies.
Power-rake or dethatch
the lawn in early spring before new growth has begun.
The lawn will look a bit rumpled after this process, so be aware that if you dethatch
in the spring you will have to live with a disheveled-looking lawn until it recuperates.
Myth: To have a healthy lawn, dethatch
in the spring.
To protect dormant lawns in areas where watering is banned, limit foot traffic and do not fertilize, dethatch
, or aerate the grass.
If you plan to add seed to your lawn as well, make sure you dethatch
before adding seed.
Prep your lawn - At the beginning of the season, aerate and dethatch
your lawn to relieve soil compaction and remove excess thatch.
, then aerate compacted areas (rent dethatchers and aerators from equipment rental companies).