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The Science of Soil Aeration: How Core Aeration Improves Your Lawn’s Growth and Appearance

A lush, vibrant lawn is the ultimate goal for every homeowner. To achieve this, it’s essential to understand the factors that contribute to a healthy lawn, such as soil aeration. In this article, we will uncover the fascinating science behind core aeration – a specific type of lawn aeration that plays an integral role in boosting your lawn’s growth and overall appearance.
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Tips to Beat Utah’s Drought with Soil Conditioning

The start date for Secondary water from the Weber Basin has been pushed back. Utah’s lakes are far from capacity, and now we’re already getting recommendations to water only lawns only once per week. Utah’s lawn survival rate is going to drop without doing something about it. Here are a few drought protection tips to apply right away! Tip #1 – Allow Watering to Go Deep During summers’ hot days, the top layer of soil a few inches deep will dry up. Because roots only travel a few inches deep, they end up in dry dirt, further away from watering…
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Benefits of Lawn Aeration

If you have ever been on a golf course or lived near one, you may have noticed that once or twice per season, thousands of tiny holes and a thin layer of sand on the short grass surface of the putting greens. That’s because each season golf course maintenance crews perform an important maintenance practice: core aeration. Let’s take a look at how Lawn Aeration Service will benefit your yard. Core Aeration improves overall turf health Core aeration gives your yard’s root zone greater access to air, water, and essential nutrients. This results in deeper and more extensive turfgrass roots. Stronger, healthier roots equal…
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3 Ways to Prepare Your Lawn for Winter

Grass absorbs all the water, energy and nutrients it can during the fall and winter so it can grow tall and exceedingly green in spring. So, when the last leaf falls to the ground, will your lawn be prepared for winter? Keep Mowing Cut and water your lawn as usual throughout the fall. When winter temperatures arrive and the lawn begins to go dormant, take the next step in preparing your lawn for winter… Lower the blade on your mower. Use the last couple of mowings to cut the grass down to about 1½ inches tall. Try not to cut more than…
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