Thatch Management for Home Lawns

Type
Publication
Date of Publication
December 7, 2021
Price
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Overview

Thatch is the intermingled layer of living and dead grass stems, roots, rhizomes, and stolons that develops between the lawn's live green vegetation and the soil surface. A moderate thatch layer is beneficial, but excessive thatch creates problems. This leaflet describes how to check for thatch and how to control it efficiently for home lawns. (2 pages)

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