Lawn aeration is crucial to obtaining and maintaining a healthy lawn. When your soil becomes compacted, it reduces the ability for your grass roots to grow. With a poor root structure you often develop many other problems in your lawn, especially during times of stress. Common problems that develop due to compacted soil include:
- Unhealthy lawn appearance
- Excessive thatch layer
We recommend that you aerate every two years, preferably in the fall. If you currently have a problem with thatch or compaction we recommend that it be done once a year until the problem is corrected.
Just like humans, lawns need sufficient air to breathe and survive. As homeowners and children use their yard, the soil gets more compressed. When this happens, oxygen and nutrients find it very hard to pass through the soil and reach the roots of the plants. As a result, the grass will not be able grow properly.
Even with a good fertilization service the fertilizer may not be able to pass through compacted soil and all time and money trying to make your lawn healthy and beautiful will be useless. Lawn aeration involves the process of keeping the soil loose to let the air pass through properly. Using a specialized machine called a lawn aerator; the compacted soil will be expanded to create empty spaces. It breaks up the surface of the lawn to allow the oxygen and the nutrients coming from external sources to penetrate and reach the roots of your grass.
If you’re looking to aerate residential or commercial lawn, getting the help from a reputable and highly experienced lawn care provider can be a great help. Best Choice Landscape provides lawn aeration from their team of experienced professionals.. We take pride in our work and care about your lawn.