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Aerating the Lawn

Stefan and I rented an Aerator on Saturday morning.

We rented it from for just under $70. I reserved it a week ahead of time for the morning, 8 AM to 12 Noon. We got a late start due to an emergency room visit the night before… Be careful around box-cutters and fingers people!

Saturday morning we finally got the thing home at about 10 AM. We managed to get it off the truck but we had to call a friend to come over and help Stefan lift it back onto the truck after we were done. I was unable to do so because of the aforementioned emergency room visit.

A nice ramp to get the sucker out worked fine.

The aerator was, as Stefan termed it, a jog-behind machine. It went so fast.. so fast.

The grass is green and growing fast since I fertilized it this spring. After this aerating, I’m hoping we’re good for a nice green lawn for several more years. Sunday we mowed and the lawn is looking good.

Later this week I’ll share all the exciting spring growth happening in the yard!

Sarah

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