While regular mowing and maintenance are important to preserving your lawn's appearance and health, more advanced techniques are often required to help it achieve optimal growth. Through our core aeration services, we perforate your lawn with holes to help it better distribute nutrients, water, and sunlight.
Here at Grow Pros Lawn Care, LLC, we offer expert aeration services to properties in and around South Bend, Elkhart, and Granger, IN.
Core aeration is the process of creating small holes in your lawn's soil. Our team at Grow Pros Lawn Care, LLC uses a specialized tool called a lawn aerator to complete our core aeration services. This way, we perform core aeration efficiently and without causing unnecessary damage to your lawn.
Professional core aeration services benefit your lawn in a couple of significant ways. For one, core aeration reduces soil compaction. Compacted soil prevents your lawn's roots from establishing properly and thriving for the long term. Through core aeration, you will help your lawn establish deep plant roots and make better use of the nutrients available to it.
Core aeration also prevents the accumulation of thatch, which is the buildup of decaying plant matter and lawn clippings. When it grows thickly, thatch prevents water and light from accessing your lawn's root zone.
Thatch is also a breeding ground for diseases and insects, which can further damage your lawn.
We perform our core aeration services on lawns with heavily compacted soil. Soil can become compacted for reasons like:
By industry standards, core aeration is best performed in the fall. If you are particularly interested in adding life to a bare lawn, seeding services should be performed following core aeration.
For Indiana's cool-season grasses, aeration can also be performed in the spring. However, our lawn restoration experts will create an aeration schedule depending on your lawn's unique needs.
After we perform our core aeration services, you will notice small core plugs laying on top of your lawn. These plugs do not need to be removed manually from your lawn. They will break apart within a couple of weeks or sooner if you are mowing your lawn regularly.
In the meantime, your lawn will be able to absorb nutrients, air, and water much more easily than it was able to before.
Don't rely on lawn mowing and regular maintenance alone to preserve the condition of your grass. If you think your residential or commercial lawn could benefit from professional aeration services, our team can help. Get in touch with us today at (574) 326-3526 so our lawn restoration experts can tend to your home or business's lawn in Elkhart, Granger, South Bend, or a surrounding area.
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