Aeration involves creating small holes to allow air, water and nutrients to penetrate the grass roots. The main reason for aerating is to reduce soil
When should you areate?
1) Your yard gets lots of traffic from kids playing to vehicles parked on it. 2) Newly constructed home which have often been compacted by construction
traffic. 3) If your lawn has excessive thatch. 4) Was created with sod.
Spring is a good time for aeration as the grass is growing and can heal and fill in any open areas after soil plugs are removed.