Lawn Problems
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compost

Zone 11706 | Anonymous added on February 26, 2017 | Answered

I put too much compost on grass and didn't rake it. Now it just looks thick and wet. How do I fix it?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on February 27, 2017

Smothering the lawn with compost can be problematic.
The recommended rate is 1 cu yard for every 1000 square feet of yard.
The depth should be 1/4" of compost.
Any deeper and you run the risk of losing the grass.

You can try raking out the area.

You may want to have a lawn expert examine your issue.

They may be able to help remove and aerate the lawn.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/lawn-care/lgen/

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