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Advice with JRCO tine dethatcher?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by adonovan, Apr 3, 2000.

  1. adonovan

    adonovan LawnSite Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 16

    Can anyone tell me when is the best time to use a JRCO tine rake dethatcher? How many times do you go over the lawn with it? How much more do you charge than a cut? Should I dethatch before I fert. and seed or after? Any advice is greatly apprectiated. I just bought the thing and am looking for veteran advice. Thanks, Andrew
  2. EDL

    EDL LawnSite Member
    from MA
    Messages: 110

    adonovan, the best time to use it is in the spring for clean ups, we go one way with it then go back across it the opposite way, and you should detatch before you fertilize as price per cut i would shoot for 3X what you would charge for a cut Tom
  3. adonovan

    adonovan LawnSite Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 16

    Thanks for the help. I appreciate it.

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