Core Aeration and Seeding

It’s safe to say that really all lawns need to be aerated annually. It promotes deeper root systems, less water usage and just an overall healthier lawn. The only type of grass that needs to be reseeded is Tall Fescue and this is because it does not self germinate, and requires aeration and seeding to replenish turf loss due to disease, heat, and drought stress.

Re-Seeding…Why?

Tall Fescue has no real way of spreading and reproducing itself like Bermuda grass or Zoysia grass does. Late August, September and October is the best time of year to rejuvenate your fescue lawn. Fescue grows and develops in cooler temperatures much better than hot weather. We suggest doing the aeration and seeding while the soil temperatures are warm rather than waiting until late fall. The seed will need to be kept constantly moist for a much shorter period of time before germination if seeded early in the fall.

Core Aeration

Core aeration is one of the most important things you can have done to your lawn each season. Compact soil severely reduces the ability of grass roots to expand and take up water and nutrients. It is very difficult for  water and nutrients to penetrate compact clay soil. The ability of your grass to take up and process water and nutrients is directly related to how deep, extensive, and strong the root systems are. The stronger the roots, the healthier, thicker, and greener your lawn will be.

Benefits of Core Aeration

  • Deeper Grass Roots

  • Seed Germinates Deeper and Stronger

  • Improves Air Exchange Between Soil and Atmosphere

  • Increases Lawn’s Drought Tolerance and Water Intake

  • Reduces Soil Compaction

Benefits of Reseeding

  • Thicker Healthier Lawn

  • Less Bald Spots

  • Lessons Chances of Getting Weeds

  • Increases Lawn’s Drought Tolerance and Water Intake

  • Beautiful Lawn more Enjoyable!