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Core Aeration

In the quest for a healthy and beautiful lawn, aeration ranks as one of the top best-kept secrets. Core aeration reduces your lawn’s thatch layer by poking holes in the lawn and extracting small plugs of soil. Thatch is a layer of dead grass matter (roots, stems, etc.) that builds up between the soil surface and the grass’s green growth. Some is normal and healthy for your lawn but thick thatch can be a breeding ground for disease. Aerating regularly helps to promote good root health and allows water, air and nutrients to reach your lawn’s root zone. ‚ÄčHeavy traffic areas will greatly benefit from a regular aeration. Compacted soil suppresses root growth and grass grows less, thins and eventually dies. Signs that indicate your lawn may need aerated are:

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The single greatest benefit from aerating is that compacted soil becomes loose which aids in proper nutrient, oxygen and water distribution to the lawn’s root zone. Healthy and deep lawn roots will help enable your lawn to withstand summer heat and drought.