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How do I fix hatching in buffalo grass and when is the best time I’m on the coast and it’s Summer

Zone 4221 | Anonymous added on January 4, 2020 | Answered

Parts of my buffalo grass is really soft and spongy but not wet spongy. I'm assuming this is thatching.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on January 6, 2020

The only way to fix this is to manually remove the thatch from the top. This can be done with a rake or renting special equipment. Here is more:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/lawn-care/lgen/lawn-thatch-control.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/lawn-care/specific/buffalo-grass/care-of-buffalo-grass.htm

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