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Liquid Aeration: Everything You Need To Know

Want to aerate your lawn without the mess? We have a product that can provide all the benefits as core aeration without the mess and cleanup.

 

 

What is Liquid Aeration?

Our liquid aeration does one thing to the soil- create pore space. More soil porosity means that more water, air, and nutrients can get into the soil and less compaction for better root growth. Here is a simple way of looking at it:

Compacted soils are a lot like a jar of sugar. Small particle size makes small pore spaces between them. Small pores mean bad porosity.

 

 

Less compacted soils are a lot like a jar of marbles. Large particle size makes large pore spaces between them. Big pores mean good porosity. 

 

 

Liquid aeration takes the smaller particles in compacted soils and clumps them together, making larger particles. That is all liquid aeration does. Increasing the porosity leads to a large number of benefits

 

Your lawn is probably a good candidate for liquid aeration if it:

  • Gets heavy use, such as serving as the neighborhood playground or racetrack. Children and pets running around the yard contribute to soil compaction.

  • Was established as part of a newly constructed home. Often, the topsoil of newly constructed lawns is stripped or buried, and the grass established on subsoil has been compacted by construction traffic.

  • Dries out easily and has a spongy feel. This might mean your lawn has an excessive thatch problem. Take a shovel and remove a slice of lawn about four inches deep. If the thatch layer is greater than one-half inch, aeration is recommended.

  • Was established by sod, and soil layering exists. Soil layering means that soil of finer texture, which comes with imported sod, is layered over the existing coarser soil. This layering disrupts drainage, as water is held in the finer-textured soil. This leads to compacted conditions and poor root development. Aerating breaks up the layering, allowing water to flow through the soil more easily and reach the roots.​

Prices start at $60 for liquid aeration  

Contact us to schedule today!