When not properly managed, thatch is the enemy of root health. Here are five things to know about managing thatch for root health:

  1. Thatch steals air, water, and nutrients from the roots of the plant.
  2. When plants root in thatch, they become vulnerable to drought because thatch doesn’t absorb water.
  3. Knowing that thatch is basically a desert, we can attack the problem and achieve plant health.
  4. Although thatch is a problem for root health, we have solutions! The following applications can reduce thatch by as much as half its original depth:
  5. Plant and soil testing are the first steps toward managing thatch for root health.

Contact your sales representative for more information about soil testing and thatch management.