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Old 03-09-2005, 04:55 PM
CelticGreens CelticGreens is offline
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whats the aerating process???

i dont know if this is a stupid question but when you guys aerate, how do you get rid of all the plugs? i know they are all over the lawn. do you rake by hand? isn't that very tedious and annoying, and basically damn near impossible? what are you prices and how do you figure it out??

i would like to aerate and thatch this season, being only my second year. i dont have the equipment but can rent it. i would like to offer these services for the experience for one, but if its profitable and will improve the lawn, why not. help me out guys
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Old 03-09-2005, 05:05 PM
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1. leave the core on the lawn they will decompose
2 mark all sprinkler heads, invisible fens lines, sewer caps, water and gas caps
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Old 03-09-2005, 07:13 PM
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aeration helps get rid od compaction in the soil and helps establish a healthy root system.
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Old 03-10-2005, 02:09 AM
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watering after you are finished will help hide the unsightly cores without removing them.
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Old 03-10-2005, 08:23 PM
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aerating

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i dont know if this is a stupid question but when you guys aerate, how do you get rid of all the plugs? i know they are all over the lawn. do you rake by hand? isn't that very tedious and annoying, and basically damn near impossible? what are you prices and how do you figure it out??

i would like to aerate and thatch this season, being only my second year. i dont have the equipment but can rent it. i would like to offer these services for the experience for one, but if its profitable and will improve the lawn, why not. help me out guys
i usually triple the lawn mowin price for aerating and leave the gease terds on the lawn dont rake it youll go nuts
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Old 03-10-2005, 11:24 PM
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i wonder how far a mower could thow a plug? that is if you areated before you mowed.
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