Performed in spring or fall using a machine that is comprised of several rows of hollow tines. These tines are plunged into the ground to a depth of approximately 3”. Dime roll sized cores of soil are pulled out onto the lawns surface. These cores will break down and disappear naturally over the course of a week or two. Core Aeration reduces soil compaction often caused by lawn rollers, construction equipment, or heavy foot traffic. It also aids in the breakdown of thatch while improving flow of air, water, and nutrients to the root system. This will increase effectiveness of fertilizers and watering’s promoting a deeper root system making for a healthier and more drought tolerant lawn. Aeration creates an excellent seed bed and provides a great opportunity for over-seeding. Immediately following Core Aeration. Grass seed is broadcast over existing lawn by the use of a rotary spreader. The seed blend will be chosen based on your sites specific growing conditions. Application rates are typically 4-6 lbs. per thousand square feet. A starter fertilizer is often incorporated with this service to promote quicker growth. Over- seeding is an excellent way to fill in bare spots or thicken up sparse areas of existing turf.
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