Core Aeration

Core Aeration is a process by which small plugs of soil are removed from the lawn using a machine called an aerator. Core aeration is a necessary part of maintaining a healthy lawn because the growing medium in Georgia consists of red clay. Due to the clay’s characteristics, water, fertilizer and oxygen have a difficult time reaching the turf’s roots to provide it with the essentials that it needs to grow and be healthy. 

Once aerated, roots are able to spread out more and grow stronger which ultimately leads the turf to be more resilient to foot traffic and better able to handle longer periods of heat and drought. By reducing soil compaction, aeration also reduces water runoff and thatch buildup. This service should be performed every spring.

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