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Old 04-12-2000, 07:21 PM
JohnyNCa JohnyNCa is offline
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Has anyone seen those aeration shoes u starp on to your shoes as u mow the lawn? There supposed to "aerate the lawn" as u mow it. Id like your feedback if u used them or what u think of them.
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Old 04-12-2000, 07:27 PM
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Personally I don't think they are any good. IMO they don't really aerate the lawn. To aerate you need to take a plug out of the lawn so that the root system isn't as crowded. It allows the roots to spread, and help retain water rather than running off.
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Old 04-12-2000, 07:29 PM
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I classify them in the same category as "the garden weasel", or my favorite, "the Claw", that fabulous weed puller can save hours of back breaking work.
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Old 04-12-2000, 09:31 PM
Barkleymut Barkleymut is offline
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These are the psychic networks of the lawn care industry. A total waste of money.
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Old 04-13-2000, 06:29 AM
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Try them on some of this beautiful red clay and see what you think. There is no substitute for core aeration. I have seen guys (not lawn care pros) using their golf shoes to walk behind their lawnboy.
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