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      Tools List

      • lawn mower
      • wheelbarrow
      • square shovel
        Shovel, for broadcasting compost
      • plastic rake
        Garden rake, used to spread compost
      • Power aerator, used to aerate the lawn (rents for $60 to $80 a day)
      • walk-behind spreader
        Walk-behind broadcast spreader, used to apply limestone, fertilizer and grass seed
      • hand rake
        Leaf rake, used to rake grass seed into soil
      • garden hose
        Garden hose and sprinkler

      Shopping List

      1. Compost

      2. Grass seed

      3. Soil test kit, for determining health of soil 4. Pelletized limestone, used to amend acidic soil

      5. Chicken-manure fertilizer, used to feed soil