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Aeration: A Lesser Known Way to Grow a Thicker, Healthier Lawn

Aeration: A Lesser Known Way to Grow a Thicker, Healthier Lawn

While mowing your lawn weekly and fertilizing at the right time of year seems as though it will be the best for your lawn, you may be missing one crucial annual task. Aerating your lawn is a key to growing a thicker and healthier property in the Cary, Morrisville, Apex, and neighboring communities.

What is aerating? Aerating uses specialized machinery to create holes, or cores, in your lawn to allow nutrients, water, and oxygen to reach into your grass' root system. By pushing these vital elements to the roots of your grass, it encourages the grass to grow deeper roots, which in turn leads to thicker, greener, and healthier grass.

Some benefits of aerating your lawn include:

  • Oxygen, fertilizer, and nutrients are able to more easily reach the roots of the turf and create a deeper root system.
  • Thatch is disrupted and compacted soil is loosened.
  • Thick turf is able to withstand pest attacks and also crowd out weeds.
  • Gaining a thicker lawn.

Top of the line aeration machine doing core aeration for a home in Cary, NC.

Why You May Not Have Heard of Aeration

One of the main reasons an average person may not know about lawn aeration is due to the lack of it being offered by lawn care companies. And, the expense associated with the equipment keeps many companies from investing in aeration, so they do not offer the services.

Aeration equipment comes in a variety of styles. The three most common kinds of equipment are:

  • Spike Aerators
  • Slicing Aerators
  • Core or Plug Aerators

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Our new website has been launched live!

Our new website has been launched live!

We would like to announce our new website has been launched! We are very excited about new and existing customers being able to find us online, learn about our services and get in contact with us.

Come back often for great lawn care and landscaping information!

Part of our new website is a blog that we'll be utilizing to provide you with lawn care tips, reminders and other great lawn and landscaping information. We encourage you to join in and comment on our posts with your questions, opinions and requests.

The new site will continue to grow!

Since we just launched the website, there are many things we'll be adding into the future. When you see or talk to us, let us know what you think! Your feedback is important as we strive to offer the best lawn service possible.

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