As a homeowner, there’s no feeling quite like the pride you experience when you walk out of your front door and see a beautiful lawn. Not only does a lush lawn create excellent curb appeal for your home, it also serves as an oasis of sorts for you and your family to enjoy during the spring and summer. But growing a lawn worthy of applause takes more than just a little rain and luck – it takes aeration and seeding.
Crucial yet often overlooked, aeration and seeding are two tasks that are vital when it comes to keeping your lawn healthy.
Sometimes referred to as core aeration, this lawn treatment removes small plugs of soil, which in turn breaks up compaction and the buildup of thatch. This allows water, nutrients, and air to penetrate the root system of your lawn, delivering nutrients, including fertilizers, more effectively. Aeration also improves the ability of your lawn to survive heat and drought conditions all too often experienced during Kansas City summers.
When you treat your lawn to a round of seeding, you will revitalize your grass, making it thicker, denser, and healthier through the practice of introducing new seed that is more resistant to weeds and disease. This act of adding new seed to your lawn also helps to boost the appearance and overall vitality of bare spots, high-traffic areas, as well as discolored patches, while bringing new life to your property.
Austin’s Lawn Care believes in the power of both aeration and seeding, especially when used in conjunction with one another. While aeration is recommended annually and seeding is optimal every three to four years, it is best to always seed after you have aerated your yard to get the most out of the process.
Whether it is your fist time aerating your yard, or you’re an old pro when it comes to scheduling seeding sessions, the experts at Austin’s Lawn Care provide services throughout Kansas City and Johnson County, including Overland Park, Leawood, Lenexa, Olathe, and Shawnee. Call Austin’s Lawn Care at 913-422-0012 for a free estimate.