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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by heygrassman, Feb 18, 2002.

  1. heygrassman

    heygrassman LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 509

    Is there a link that anyone can post that covers Aeration pretty well?

    There are many differing opinion about spring vs. fall, remove the cores and don't, prick vs core, do b4 and after spring ap....

    Anything worth while would be great...

    thanks in advance.

  2. Scraper

    Scraper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,656

    Look at top of page...see the search button? Push it and then type in a-e-r-a-t-i-o-n

    You will get over 20 pages of results. Skim thru all the posts and your answers will be there.
  3. heygrassman

    heygrassman LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 509

    Yea, you are right and I did that which prompted the question...4 different answers for the same question.
  4. 1grnlwn

    1grnlwn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,261

    Quick tips.

    1. Only golf courses pick up cores. Then they top dress with sand to fill holes.

    2. Fall or spring? Both are fine times. Do it when you have time, when the clients want, when you can sell.

    3. Core aeration is the most popular and cost efficient.

    4. Common sense will say to aerate before you preemengent but the scientists say it doesn't matter.
  5. This may help you search for answers.
    Perdue University also has some good info, but I havn't got the link.

  6. LawnLad

    LawnLad LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 738


    This is the link to the Ohio State Univ. web site for fact sheets, etc. You can do a search and have access to tons of info about anything and everything... including aeration.
  7. kroll

    kroll LawnSite Member
    Messages: 82

  8. heygrassman

    heygrassman LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 509

    Thanks for the links guys.. exactly what I was looking for...


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