What Is a Lawn Dethatcher Used For?

A lawn dethatcher is used to remove debris known as thatch from a lawn. Thatch is a collection of stems, roots and grass clippings that blocks the absorption of nutrients.

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Lisa Caswell holds a license in cosmetology and has practiced in the field since 1980. With a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Quincy College, she also serves as a victims' advocate for those affected by domestic or sexual violence.