The seeding was quick, the watering was handled by a pair of sprinklers. The raking was really the main event.
E5N1 helped by collecting piles of dead grass, moss and other raked-out debris and ferrying them to the leaf pile. It was a beautiful morning with temperatures around 50°F -
Only time will tell if we achieved anything, but until proven wrong, I'm going to assume we effected a complete transformation.