What Is a Lawn Aeration Service?

Watering and seeding your lawn are essential ways of keeping your grass green and healthy, but lawn aeration is another important process to remember.

So what is a lawn aeration service? Put simply, it’s a process that punctures holes into the grass and soil to help roots absorb nutrients and water.

Benefits of Lawn Aeration

A professional lawn core aerator service is always advised as it requires the use of heavy machinery. We have expert local contractors who know how to use these machines in a way that protects and benefits your lawn.

We recommend lawn aeration because:

  • It promotes new grass growth
  • It encourages healthy and durable grass roots
  • Aeration protects against insects and prevents fungi growth
  • It breaks up dense soil
  • It allows water and air to flow to the grass roots

…and because our experts know how to protect your lawn while using the machine!

Why Clients Say We’re the Best Local Lawn Aerator

If you’re looking for a dependable “lawn aeration service near me,” then look no further.

Our clients say we’re the best local lawn aeration and seeding service because:

  • We Value Safety

We value safety for you and our team, so our landscape professionals are certified and experienced using heavy tools and machines.

  • We’re On Time, Every Time

We arrive on time and respect your schedule.

  • We Communicate

Our team keeps in touch with you, communicates any problems, and is always transparent on prices and rates!

Our power in numbers

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We've been in the lawn care business for over 20 years offering excellent services and customized plans for commercial clients

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We proudly serve over 1000 locations throughout the Midwest. Let lawn maintenance be one less thing you to worry about.

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98% of our clients are so satisfied with our lawn maintenance services, they stick around the next year.

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In our 20 years in business, our team has managed over 250,000 acres.

Aeration FAQs

Do you have questions about our lawn aeration and seeding service? Take a look at these answers to the questions we get asked most or give us a call if you still need help!

  • Do you offer core aerator services?

    Yes! Core aeration is the process of removing tiny cores of soil to help encourage additional root growth and improve drainage. Once our experts remove that subsurface thatch, your grass will more easily be able to absorb nutrients from the soil.

  • When to Aerate Lawn?

    It’s always best to aerate your lawn while it is growing, either during the spring and fall.  If you are only going to do it once a year, then we recommend doing it in the fall.  This is because aeration allows more oxygen to get to the roots and will encourage deeper root growth.  You will want to do this while the grass is actively growing, so the middle of summer is not the most ideal time to aerate as the lawns are usually dormant or not growing as much.

  • How do I know if my lawn needs to be aerated?

    The most obvious sign that your lawn needs aeration is that your soil is compacted, meaning it feels like you are walking on concrete or that it is difficult to dig into your lawn.  You may also notice patches or generally unhealthy-looking blades of grass.

  • Could you please let me know if you offer your services near me?

    Earth Development delivers local landscaping services in regions across Michigan, Missouri, South Dakota, North Dakota, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. You can check out the full lost regions we serve right here on our website or give us a call if you’re not sure!

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