Most homeowners have, at some point, personally experienced the dreaded bare patch in the lawn.
No matter how beautiful the rest of our lawn is, those bald spots will always gnaw at your satisfaction. Before attacking these ugly spots with an arsenal of lawn care products, it is important to determine the origin of the problem.
Sometimes the ground isn’t as visibly healthy as we thought it would be. If you have bald patches on your lawn, it just might be a case of compacted soil. Like clogged noses and throats, plants can’t breathe too well or receive their nutrients right if there wasn’t a clogged pathway in the soil. As a remedy, you’d need to aerate your lawn. There are lawn aerators sold at local gardening stores. You’d have to literally stab the ground with it, push down with all your might. It makes your plants lusher, greener, juicy, and healthy. Although, this process can get pretty tiring.
But there’s a better alternative from the DIY gods. This DIY lawn aerator requires just pushing and pulling. Because it comes with small wheels, it is easy to maneuver. You simply have to push it like you would with a cart. The spikes will burrow deep holes onto the ground.
Gather the things that you need and start working on this DIY lawn aerator today.
- 6” PVC pipe
- ½” electrical conduit pipe
- Wood strips
- 2” no. 12 wood screws
- 2” hex head bolts
- small tires/wheels
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Thanks to daniel19696 for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here…