what do you do first?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by CelticGreens, Mar 13, 2005.

  1. CelticGreens

    CelticGreens LawnSite Member
    Posts: 53

    what are your guys' steps?

    thatch then aerate, aerate then thatch? do you do that before the pre-emerg?
  2. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    Why both? Normally one or the other. Heavy aerating will break up thatch in most instances.
  3. lawnwerx1234

    lawnwerx1234 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 9

    thatch is the reason for aeration ;), so I would say thatch then aerate..... :dizzy:

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