Core Aeration

One of the best things you can do to help your lawn is to aerate at least once a year. Technically speaking, aeration is the naturally occurring process of air exchange between the soil and its surrounding atmosphere. Practically speaking, aeration is the process of mechanically removing small plugs of thatch and soil from the lawn to improve natural soil aeration. It’s commonly called “core aeration” in the lawn service industry, and you may have heard of it as soil cultivation (coring, spiking and slicing). Most homeowners simply call it aeration.

Core Aeration

Core Aeration Benefits

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