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    Every autumn, when the leaves flutter down, we're faced with a dilemma. Is this the year when we stop raking and blowing those leaves to the curb to be hauled away?
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Wolf Garten 12-inch dethatching rake

Garden tip

A manual dethatching rake is the perfect tool for overseeding areas of the lawn in September. The rake will remove thatch and wire grass while preparing thin areas of the lawn for overseeding. Grass seed must have good soil contact to germinate. Dethatching attachments for lawn mowers tend to seriously scalp the lawn.

– Adrian Higgins, Washington Post

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