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General gardening, soft landscaping, lawn maintenance, hedge trimming and small trees pruning, flower bed maintenance, weeding etc...
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Aeration

What is lawn aeartion? 

Lawn aeartion is the removal of the soil plugs or cores out of the lawn. Although hand aeartors are availeble most aeartion is done   mechanically with a machine having hollow tines or spoons mounted on a disk  or drum known as lawn aeartor. It extracts 1/2 to 3/4 inch dimater cores of soil and deposits them on your lawn. Aeration holes are typically 1-6 inches deep and 2-6 inches apart. Other tyes of aeartors push soild spikes or tines into the soil without removing a plug (spiking). These are not efective because they contribute to compaction. We recomend core aeration on compacted, heavily used turf, and to controll thatch buildup. 

 

 

How does lawn aeartor works? 

Both types of thatch: Surface and    subsurface are detrimental to the overall development of the grass, because they limit the flow of water, air and nutrients to the soil.The soil from the cut out holes is pulled to the top of the lawn, preventing compacting the ground around in other places that commonly happens when only puncturing the lawn.This operation will make thatch layer thiner on the surface of the lawn and at the same time will thinner the compact soil in the root zone (commonly referred to as a short sub-surface).


How do we know that your lawn needs aerating? 

We take samples from the lawn and measure the depth of thatch. If the thatch layer is unacceptably thick or there is excessive compactibility of the soil we recommend aeration.


How often should your lawn be aerated?

There are no rules. ZZ Domestic performs aeration when necessary. Many customers, however, have liked aeration being included as a standing item on its annual lawn care program.


Do ZZ Domestic can perform scarification and aeration on the same day?

Yes. As a rule, we do lawn aeration and scarifying at the same time.