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Lawn Care

What is lawn thatch

What on earth is Thatch???

thatch : noun meaning “a matted layer of dead stalks, moss, and other material in a lawn”  (Thank you Oxford Dictionary)

In lawn care, thatch is a layer of organic matter that accumulates on a lawn around the base of the grass plants. Thatch is a combination of living and dead plant matter including crowns, stolons, rhizomes, and roots. (Thank you Wikipedia)

Here is a YouTube link to some lawn care professionals talking about thatch and the process of removing thatch with a lawn dethatcher.

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