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Five Tools for Aerating Your Lawn

Give your soil some air and keep your grass healthy with these tools for aerating your lawn.

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Spiked boots

Combine a stroll in the garden with aerating the lawn: these strap-on soles have long spikes on the underside that break up soil compaction as you walk.

Spiked BootsEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - Simple Steps to Success: Lawns and Groundcover © 2012 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Slitter

A useful aeration alternative, the slitter is run over the grass and its sharp blades penetrate through the turf. It lightly trims the grass roots, allowing air to enter the root

Lawn Slitter for Proper Lawn MaintenanceEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - Simple Steps to Success: Lawns and Groundcover © 2012 Dorling Kindersley Limited
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