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Scarification in lawn care is the act of scraping the surface of the lawn with the intention of removing thatch and debris from the surface. It also brings the benefit of opening up the soil and preparing a surface ready for overseeding.

Scarification and lawn care

Scarifying is a very misunderstood phase in lawn care. Many folk seem to think that it is the magic treatment which will bring about a fabulous lawn. Others think a light raking is scarifying.

A good scarification should only be carried out when needed, and properly. Scarifying at other times can be problematic for a lawn or useless.

It is best to get a professional to scarify your lawn. Find out more about this important lawn care treatment in these blog posts.

Question: Lawn repair after cows invaded garden

I received this question by email in January 2017. It is about an unusual garden invasion from cows, and if the company repairing the lawn is going about it correctly Lawn care question Hi Kris, Sorry to bother you but you appear to know about lawns! About 12 weeks ago 20 cows got into our garden and had… Read More »