Pre-Em App. and Spring Aeration

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by GripB, Feb 16, 2004.

  1. GripB

    GripB LawnSite Member
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    I don't usually do aerations in spring....how should I time these two things?? Thanks for suggestions.
     
  2. DUSTYCEDAR

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
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    where in eastern pa r u?
     
  3. GripB

    GripB LawnSite Member
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    1 hour west of Philadelphia
     
  4. DUSTYCEDAR

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
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    cool i am in del. county
     
  5. GripB

    GripB LawnSite Member
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    I'm near Downingtown
     
  6. KenH

    KenH LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
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    I would aerate before you apply the pre-m.
     
  7. DUSTYCEDAR

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
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    ken is right ------
     
  8. GripB

    GripB LawnSite Member
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    I try and get Pre-M down beginning to mid March (weather permitting). Is the ground gonna be OK to aerate before then because of frost line and usually the 1st few inches of soil is nothing but snot that time of year?
     
  9. DUSTYCEDAR

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
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    it is still frozen and looks to be 4 a while i guess weather will tell u what u can do as 4 aerations
     
  10. GroundKprs

    GroundKprs LawnSite Bronze Member
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    <a href="http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?postid=228920#post228920">old post</a>
     

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