Asked on Oct 22, 2017

How can I make lawn more porous it is very slushy with water puddles

Johnavallance82PeterLeah
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  • Terry Griffin
    on Oct 22, 2017

    Rent an aerator, which will take plugs out of your lawn. Fill with sand.
  • Terry Griffin
    on Oct 22, 2017

    You can also purchase at your hardware store a spreadable compound that makes clay soil break down and drain easier...we had same problem.
  • Janet Pizaro
    on Oct 22, 2017

    To amend clay soil add top soil,pelletized lime,and Gypsum
  • Pam29774521
    on Oct 22, 2017

    BIU
  • Leah
    on Oct 22, 2017

    Put in Fench drains around your lawn. Our ground has a lot of clay. My huband borrowed a trencher from work. Put in gravel and drain pipe and a driain at one end. At the other, he let it be open . When it rains, ter pours out the other end.

    If your soil is not clay, you can rent an ariater for lawns. It pulls behind a lawn mower and punches wholes.

    Our lawn was so spongy, ur building was tipping.
  • Peter
    on Oct 22, 2017

    I found gypsum is a very good starting point... along with aeration, then at a later time compost & topsoil amendments... can get tedious, but you may need to stay with it for a few seasons (or years).
  • Johnavallance82
    on Oct 22, 2017

    Dig in Fork all over
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