The Difference Aeration Makes
Aeration is the physical act of rejuvenating your lawn. At first, it looks like nothing special, but the results are undeniable. Aeration is the process of puncturing holes in the lawn to give it access to nutrients. Lawns with one type of grass are not found in nature and are therefore unnatural. For the lawn to flourish, a landscaper must aerate the yard once in a while to keep it thriving. Essentially aerating defends against compaction—everything from snowfall and mowing your lawn to walking around on your lawn compacts the soil. If compacted too much, roots cannot receive nutrients.
The aerator will go over the lawn, take out little cores of soil, open the soil, allow for nutrients to reach the root zone, and allow for more oxygen to get in the soil. Contact our team today to learn more about when you should aerate your lawn.
Aeration: Get More Bang for Your Buck
Aerating your grass is essential for maximizing greener lawn results. If you don't open up your soil once every year, usually in autumn, all of the money you spend on lawn care will not be fully maximized. When you open the soil of the lawn, it allows for water and fertilizer, and oxygen to get into the soil more effectively. This enables the fertilizer and other methods of lawn care to function according to their intention.
As a professional landscaper, we know how vital aeration is for the state of your lawn, so if you are planning on hiring a professional landscaper, hire our team. We have the skills and expertise you need for a better lawn.
Your Lawn's Thatch Layer
Thatch is a layer of dead, clumped up grass that sits below the grass. An ignored thatch problem can be the demise of your lawn if it is not corrected. Thatch happens over time, and the nature of grass' lifecycle makes it an unavoidable issue. It can be detrimental to the lawn because the dead grass clumps together and tends to act like a sponge in the presence of water. It negatively affects your lawn in two ways: The layer prevents proper distribution of nutrients to grass by blocking, compacting, and taking up space on the soil, and it sponges up water.
If you suspect you need a professional landscaper to get your lawn back to health, our aeration (paired with thatching) services will be the solution you need.
For the Health of Your Lawn: Aerate and Thatch Your Lawn
Thatch and compaction slowly suffocate your lawn, eventually snuffing out all the healthy grass. Yearly thatching and aeration are an excellent defense against this. You will not believe the difference aerating your lawn will make. Your soil will be healthier, and because of that, your grass will be too.
Contact our team today if you have any questions about our lawn aeration services. Just tell us about your lawn and your landscaping goals, and we will be able to provide you with an accurate quote.
Upfront Quotes on Aeration Services
In the interest of customer satisfaction, our landscapers offer upfront, no-obligation cost estimates on all our work. When you get in touch with us, we'll send a certified professional to your property at your earliest convenience. Our friendly team member will chat with you about your needs and survey your outdoor space to determine the condition of your lawn and the extent of work to be done. From there, we'll offer you a precise quote of the cost of core aeration for your consideration.
Rest assured, our quotes are entirely transparent - you won't find any surprise charges hidden in the fine print. The figure we give you will match the figure on your final invoice. That's just the way we like to do business.
Tried and True Lawn Aeration: The Professional Difference
Very simply, lawn aeration is a vital component of every lawn care regimen. Without it, all the planting, mowing, and fertilizing in the world won't make a difference. Core aeration has three primary benefits:
- It relieves compaction
- It reduces subsurface thatch
- It allows nutrients and water to reach the root zone
Over the years, our company has mastered our core aeration strategy. We've invested in state-of-the-art, commercial-grade equipment for the quickest and most precise work possible.
For the professional difference you can see, contact Pacific Lawn Maintenance today.
Does Lawn Aeration Need to Be Done in the Summer? Pacific Lawn Maintenance Answers Your Lawn Care and Landscaping Questions
There are few subjects as mystifying to the average Spokane home or business owner than lawn aeration. While pretty much everyone knows it's a crucial part of a healthy lawn or yard, few know why, and even fewer consider themselves an expert on the topic.
The truth of the matter is that lawn aeration is an essential part of any home or business's lawn maintenance routine. To help uncover some of the mysteries of this useful subject, we've put together this guide on the most commonly asked questions on lawn aeration we hear from our clients in Spokane. Take a gander at it and inform yourself!
Do I Need Lawn Aeration?
The simple answer to this question is 'yes'. If you have a traditional grass lawn or a garden—we'd say that applies to most, if not all the people living in Spokane—then regular aeration is absolutely crucial for your lawn's continued good health and maintenance.
Why? Well, between the living roots and the shoots of green grass that you see and the soil, there is a layer of dead and decaying matter called thatch. Thatch is mainly composed of old grass and current grass roots. When left undisturbed for years, the thatch can become quite thick. When new grass is laid on the thatch in your yard, its roots can't reach the soil through this thick layer, preventing it from growing healthily and absorbing nutrients through the soil.
Aeration also oxygenates the soil, which gives it its name. Tiny bacteria fix nitrogen and oxygen from the air and place it into the soil. This makes the soil in your yard super-charged with good stuff, almost as if you had added fertilizer. Thus, on two levels, aeration works to promote good lawn health and makes your life easier.
How Often Should Aeration Be Done?
Most lawn care companies advocate lawn aeration in the spring and fall, and that's why most of our customers request lawn aeration during these "cooler" months. Aeration is an inexpensive and effective way to keep your lawn healthy and can further stretch your dollars spent on watering, and fertilizer applications.
We normally recommend your lawn be aerated 1-2 times a year depending on a few different factors. Spring tends to be the most common and beneficial time of year to aerate and or thatch (power rake) but fall can be equally as important.
Do Lawn Aeration Shoes Work?
They certainly worked enough to be granted a patent, but for home or business owners looking for a way to save money on aeration, lawn aeration shoes have not been shown in studies to be an effective way of aerating your lawn. When you aerate your lawn with aeration shoes, you are not physically removing the "cores" from your lawn thus not allowing your nutrients to penetrate deep down where they should be. You will have substantially better results with a core aeration rather than poking tiny holes all throughout your turf.
Certified Landscaping Contractors
At our company, we don't settle for anything less than masterful lawn care. That's why our staff is comprised of fully certified landscaping contractors. Our in-house resume is chock-full of education, experience, and training. We take great care to stay abreast of industry trends and developments so that we're always offering our clients the most recent information based on cutting edge research.
Our contractors are fully licensed and insured professionals who are extremely knowledgeable about the local climate and how it affects the needs of lawns and plant and flower species native to the Spokane Valley.
More than highly skilled, though, our landscaping crew is a personable bunch. Our friendly team members will provide you with all the gardening expertise you could wish for in a polite and professional manner.
With us, count on superior service with a smile.
Love Your Landscape: Our Customer Satisfaction Guarantee
When we opened our doors in 2006, we set out to provide the best-value lawn care services in the area. Today, our mission remains the same. To prove our loyalty to our clientele, we're pleased to offer a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee.
When you partner with us, you can always expect:
- Prompt, friendly service
- No-obligation consultations
- Upfront, accurate cost estimates
- Fast turnaround times
- Certified landscapers
You'll love your landscape. Our reputation depends on it.
Where Can I Find the Best Lawn Aeration Companies Near Me?
This is the easy part! Simply pick up the phone and call Pacific Lawn Maintenance today. From tree trimming to aeration and more, we're Spokane's top choice for landscaping and lawn maintenance services. Call us today for a free estimate!