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Aerator hole spacing

Posted by racerock56 AL (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 24, 09 at 11:20

I bought one of the manual "hound dog" aerators and Home Depot. How far apart should the holes be spaced?

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RE: Aerator hole spacing

as close as possible. you need to go over teh entire area several times.

RE: Aerator hole spacing

Like a machine aerator 6 inch on center.

RE: Aerator hole spacing

"Like a machine aerator 6 inch on center."

From what I've seen not all machines are the same and with some it's recommended to make multiple passes to get the holes per square foot you're looking for.

I have the same aerator and found this page with info on hole spacing using a turf hound aerator useful. It's towards the bottom of the page.

RE: Aerator hole spacing

For the reference of others, There is a tool rental at HomeDepot now, so you can rent a mechanical aerator from them rather then spending good $ over buying a manual one.

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