Aerating your lawn is very beneficial for your turf. It allows air and water to soak in to the soil for future use and keep the roots healthy. These are good reasons to air a your lawn every euro or two depending on location type of grass and health of grass.
There are many methods of aerating your lawn. You can purchase a pair of long spiked shoes from your local garden shop or hardware store. Another method of aeration is using a two-pronged waterjet that you would hook to your garden hose and inject water into the soil, while opening holes that would help air to reach the roots.
These are great for small lawns and areas that you can’t get larger equipment into.
In the next episode we will cover solutions for larger lawns.