Leveling off the lawn

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  1. Sep 20, 2018 #1

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    I finally have grass growing again on my lawn. When cutting it, I am noticing that there are ruts and divots in the ground causing it to be uneven.

    How can I fix it? Winter is coming, so it may wait till next season.
     
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    It is called top dressing.


    Get a fine top soil material without any rocks in it, called screened top soil. Fill in the low spots right over the grass a little at a time. Rake smooth or get a screen drag like a piece of chain link fence and pull it around to smooth the surface.
     
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    If you are going to scatter a little seed in with the mix now is a perfect time to do it. Get a good fall catch and it will look great next spring.
     
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    Maybe get a flail mower set low on it. It will make a mess but hopefully, get some of the lumps out.
    The fill/top dress and reseed.
     

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