When Should I Dethatch My Lawn?

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Early spring is usually the best time to dethatch a lawn, whereas the first day of frost is generally the worst.

Keywords: lawn thatching, mowing yard, backyard

About this Author

Maryland resident Heide Braley is a professional writer who contributes to a variety of websites. She has focused more than 10 years of research on botanical and garden articles and was awarded a membership to the Society of Professional Journalists. Braley has studied at Pennsylvania State University and Villanova University.

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