Core Aeration is the removal of soil plugs from your lawn for the purpose of reducing compaction, breaking up the thatch layer, and promoting root development. It also aids new seed growth. The best time to aerate is in the fall. The quality and price of this service varies greatly among lawn care providers. Emerald Lawn Care uses the finest equipment, removing numerous plugs per square foot of lawn. We don’t miss difficult areas and are careful to cover the entire surface. When core aeration is being done with seeding, we aerate twice, seed the lawn, and apply a starter fertilizer. Your lawn will look terrible when we leave but wonderful in a month! There are landscape companies offering core aeration for $50 or less – be careful, you usually get what you pay for.

If you are always fighting diseases in your lawn, aeration and seeding is a good way to help resolve this problem. Using disease resistant seed blends helps establish new grasses in your lawn, reducing the need to apply expensive (and frequently temporary) fungicides. Aeration of your lawn is one of the most important things you can do to have a beautiful lawn.

Note: If you have an irrigation system and/or electronic dog fence you must carefully mark the sprinkler heads and/or wires. Emerald Lawn Care is not responsible for damage to these systems.

Summer Drought Protection

This granular application reduces possible drought stress by maximizing moisture availability to the lawn root system.  This treatment is done in late May/early June and lasts for approximately 90 days.


If we believe poor soil conditions (problems regarding PH, nutrients, organic matter, etc.) are impacting the health of your turf and/or trees and shrubs, we can take soil samples for analysis by an independent lab.  Based on the results, we will make recommendations to correct any issues identified.  There is a fee for this service.


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