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In simple terms, a fracture-tine is a form of solid, blade-shaped tine on a reel. They are wider, longer, with the blades offset, and can reach deeper into the soil than a hollow-tine when ground conditions are soft.
The process of scarification is simple and is used to remove matter such as thatch or moss from the base of the grass plants. Usually completed with a mechanical lawn scarifier, it is a great procedure that involves not destroying healthy grass.
To remove thatch and the matted and horizontal growth that has accumulated over time.