Over time soil can become compacted, or it can develop a thick layer of thatch (or dead grass) that makes it difficult for your lawn to thrive.
Thick thatch chokes out your grass and can cause roots to dry out, rot, or be susceptible to disease. We have the equipment to remove that thatch layer so your lawn can breathe and have room for new green grass. You'll be amazed how much dead grass may come out of your lawn! This is ideally done in the spring, but can also be done in the fall when it cools down.
Core Aeration removes small cores of soil from your lawn to reduce compaction and let air, fertilizer, water and fresh seed down into the dirt. Aeration improves many areas of the health of your lawn and improves the stress tolerance and resiliency of your lawn. Aeration is also done in spring or fall, often with overseeding.
For a thick green lawn, overseeding can be done after dethatching or core aeration when the dirt is exposed. Introducing fresh grass seed improves the depth of your lawn and will help fill in any bare spots. New seed is also generally more resistant to drought or disease. Proper watering is crucial to successful germination and it is important to stay off the fragile new grass shoots for as long as possible. Overseeding is best done in late summer and early fall.