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Old 11-12-2012, 01:42 PM
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Originally Posted by turfcobob View Post
You may be surprised at the improvement in your already good practices. When you aerate with a rolling aerator you are doing much more than just pulling a core. As the tine moves front to rear in the ground it is fracturing and ripping the soil as it makes an "X" movement under the soil. This fracturing loosens up the soil so the new roots can move faster to find food... It also allows water and food to move to the root zone much easier and faster. So core away my friend and know you are doing good....
Great point!
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