toro push mower Dethatcher

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Schrock Lawns, Apr 12, 2011.

  1. Schrock Lawns

    Schrock Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
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  2. siclmn

    siclmn LawnSite Senior Member
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    There is no way that dragging some wire tines over the lawn will dethatch the lawn. Those thing are just sold to homeowners who are too stupid to do it the right way.
    When I dethatch a lawn with a Bluebird power thatcher I get truckloads of thatch out of the lawn. I like to take it down to dirt. When the lawn comes back it always looks like a new lawn.
    This method works quite well in the Pacific Northwest, so depending where you are located your results may vary.
  3. SkinnyVinny

    SkinnyVinny LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 262

    ya and if they are set deep and your mower doesnt walk itself, have fun pushing that thing..

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