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Why Do People Apply Sand Over Their Lawns?

Topdressing material should be weed and nematode-free. Photo Credit: Bryan Unruh, UF/IFAS Turfgrass Specialist. Q. I see some folks putting a layer of lawn dressing (usually sand) on their lawns in the spring. What’s the purpose for this and is it a good practice? A. Routinely applying a layer of soil or sand to a …

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