The secret behind a perfect East Yorkshire lawn lies in the soil. If you have good soil conditions then you get good root growth/development, and this leads to a healthy grass. Roots need air to breathe and air spaces to grow into. Without these air spaces, water can’t drain away so the roots drown, resulting in thin stunted roots and a poor looking lawn.
Aeration is the process where the lawn is opened up to allow air, nutrients and water to penetrate the roots. This means a stronger and deeper root growth.Benefits of Aerating:
- Improved root growth
- Relieves compaction
- Less waterlogging
- Improved drought tolerance
- Improved use of fertilisers and rain water.
- Stronger, thicker turf