Let Your Lawn Breathe

Your local Davey lawn care professionals provide lawn aeration (also known as core aeration) and overseeding services to rejuvenate and heal your lawn from excessive drought and foot traffic.

Aerification helps air and water penetrate the soil, which encourages deeper root growth and better turf quality and health.

What Is Core Aeration?

Core aeration is a process of using a specialized aeration machine with small hollow tines to remove “cores” of soil to help air, water and fertilizer penetrate deep into the soil. It also helps control thatch in your yard, which prevents nutrients from reaching your soil and roots.

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Lawn Care Aeration Overseeding

What To Do Before Overseeding Your Lawn

Prepping your lawn before you overseed not only helps make sure the seeds actually sprout, it can also make a world of a difference in the health and appearance of your grass.

Wait until it’s the right time to overseed in your area:

  • In northern regions, shoot for early fall.
  • In southern regions, overseed in spring, especially if you are seeding with bermudagrass.

TLC For Your Lawn

Is your lawn looking weary from excessive drought or foot traffic?

Core aerification helps rejuvenate your lawn by removing small bits of thatch and soil to promote greater pore space for air and water movement and root growth.

Here are the benefits of core aeration:

  • Reduces soil compaction
  • Enhances soil water absorption
  • Improves fertilizer intake
  • Breaks down thatch
  • Reduces heat and drought stress
Lawn Inspection after Lawn Aeration and Overseeding

How to Care For Your Lawn After Aeration and Overseeding 

Aeration and overseeding are some of the most beneficial lawn care services you can give your lawn. 

But did you know what you do after your service is just as crucial to the process?  

Proper maintenance is important to ensure successful seed germination to help revitalize your lawn. 

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