Lawn aeration involves the removal of small soil plugs or cores out of the lawn. Aeration
allows oxygen, water and fertilization easier access to grass roots, creating a healthier
Core aeration produces benefits that:
- Increase the activity of soil microorganisms that decompose thatch.
- Increase water, nutrient and oxygen movement into the soil.
- Improve roots.
- Enhance infiltration of rainfall of irrigation.
- Help prevent fertilizer and pesticide run-off in overly compacted areas.
Aeration and overseeding can be completed in the fall to rejuvenate thin and bare spots