Is your lawn performing poorly despite all your efforts to fertilize and water it? You may need to consider aerating your lawn in order for it to reach its full potential. Contact us at (937) 839-5296 to schedule a free assessment today. The professionals at Lawn Plus LLC are highly knowledgeable about lawn care in Dayton and the surrounding areas. We can quickly determine if your yard would benefit from an aeration.
The Benefits of Aerating a Lawn
While consistent watering and fertilization are important for sustaining a healthy lawn in Dayton, grass also needs plenty of air pockets in order to breathe and absorb water and nutrients. Over time, regular traffic, play, and sports activities can cause soil compaction, limiting the amount of water, air, and nutrients that reach the grass roots.
In the core aeration process, a machine removes soil cores to reduce compaction so that oxygen, water, and fertilizer can more easily penetrate into the soil. Aerating improves your lawn’s ability to grow thick and healthy in the following ways:
- Earthworms and other microorganisms that decompose thatch have more room to live.
- Root systems can grow deeper, enhancing their tolerance to cold winters and summer droughts.
- Fertilizer and oxygen can infiltrate the soil and circulate to the grass roots.
- Opening up the soil keeps rainwater from running off, allowing for better drainage and increasing your lawn’s water-holding capacity.
It’s ideal to aerate lawns every fall or spring when there is enough moisture in the soil to pull cores. With almost a decade of lawn care experience, the crew at Lawn Plus can recommend when would be the best time to aerate your lawn. We also understand that not all lawns in the Dayton area are the same.
For some lawns, it may be beneficial to plant additional grass seed on your existing lawn after the aeration process if it shows signs of deterioration or if your grass is a variety that is more susceptible to disease, insects, or drought. Seeding and aerating together allows the newly sewn seeds to take advantage of the open pockets in the soil. Let us evaluate your lawn and design a health program that works specifically for your yard and budget. We also provide seeding, aeration, and many other services for athletic fields in the area.
Contact Our Aeration Crew!
Give your grass an added boost with lawn aeration from Lawn Plus. Call us at (937) 839-5296 for more information, or read our frequently asked questions section. We provide expert aeration services for homeowners in Dayton, Eaton, Cincinnati, OH, and beyond. We also recommend that customers take advantage of our tree care and lawn pest control services. Also, we encourage our valued customers to use the same maintenance products the pros here at Lawn Plus use. Check out the Ground Logic equipment, service, and parts we provide.