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Hollow tines are machined metal prongs which are used to drive holes in a lawn to relieve compaction and aerate soil.

In a lawn care scenario tines can be either solid, slit or hollow.

Hollow tines in lawn care

A hollow tine is a metal tube which pulls a core of soil out of the lawn. This is used to open up soil and keep the grass fresh. Hollow tines are most often used on compacted lawns to refresh and revive them. They are great at relieving compaction and getting a struggling lawn back to its best.

A hollow tine can come in a variety of sizes for different lawns. Your lawn care expert will be able to advise which is best for your lawn.

Question: Difficult north facing town house lawn

I received this question in January 2018 by a reader Mike, who asks about his town house lawn. I have just moved into a town house with a north facing back garden. The soil in the back garden has a lot of clay. The current grass is not doing well, and the ground is very soggy, wet, and… Read More »