May13

Core Aeration

Core Aeration – A key component to a healthy lawn.

 

Core aeration is a mechanical process that plugs 2-5 inch deep holes into the soil to improve the air, water and nutrient uptake with a lawns root system.

 

What Are The Benefits of Aeration?

 

Core aeration can help make your lawn healthier and reduce its maintenance requirements through these means:

 

Improved air exchange between the soil and atmosphere.
Enhanced soil water uptake.
Improved fertilizer uptake and use.
Reduced water runoff and puddling.
Stronger turfgrass roots.
Reduced soil compaction.
Enhanced heat and drought stress tolerance.
Improved resiliency and cushioning.
Enhanced thatch breakdown.

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