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Old 01-14-2007, 11:17 PM
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Aerator????

Currently I am only using a Dethatcher for my clean ups. The customers seem to like the quick outcome of a green lawn. The thing I dont like it that it leaves too many bare spots. Now from what Ive read it seems that aerating is better for the lawns.

Should I aerate once a year?
What aerator should I buy?
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Old 01-15-2007, 12:10 AM
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I aerate twice a year on all my accounts.....I have the Ryan lawnaire V Plus with a 4.0 Honda....bought it in spring of 06...i paid it all off and still made more than what i paid for it....
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Old 01-15-2007, 07:11 PM
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I like to aerate about 3 to 4 times per year. I like to core in the spring and soild tine the other times. I like the Plugr brand[www.plugr.com].
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Old 01-16-2007, 06:12 AM
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I've heard others talk about Plugr too. Ill check them out.
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Old 01-16-2007, 02:53 PM
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I've heard others talk about Plugr too. Ill check them out.
a plugr may not move as fast as say a Ryan or a Bluebird, but they pull great plugs and are way easier on your back, the big downside is the tines, they don't last long at all and cost 4-5 times more than the other style.
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Old 01-17-2007, 09:54 AM
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aerate in the fall if you can, spring also for high traffic areas
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