In order to maintain strong health and remain beautiful, turf must have access to oxygen and water. Aerating your turf is a great step to take to ensure that your turf receives access to the nutrients required to grow and remain healthy.
Kenney Machinery provides lawn aeration solutions to help businesses and organizations keep their turf looking healthy and beautiful all year long.
How Does Turf Aeration Work?
Aerating your turf begins by utilizing turf aeration machines. These pieces of equipment poke small holes evenly throughout your turf so that water, oxygen, and other nutrients can enter through. This allows them to reach the root system of the turf. Many different turf aerator models feature adjustable heights that allow them to dig deeper or more shallow holes.
Depending on your preference, as well as the size of the area you’re aerating, your turf aeration equipment can be pulled by hand or towed by tractors and other similar vehicles. To learn more about how turf aeration works, be sure to reach out to the knowledgeable and experienced team at Kenney Machinery.
Benefits Provided By Turf Aeration
Reduced Water Runoff
When your turf has restricted access to water, it can create water runoff on the surface of the turf. Rather than going into the soil and entering the turf or grass roots, the water is blocked from entering deep layers of the soil, causing it to pool on the surface. Turf aeration provides your turf with much easier access to water, reducing the overall water runoff.
Water, oxygen, and nutrients are all crucial in helping your turf shine. Providing your turf with easier access to these valuable properties will improve the overall health of your turf, resulting in beautiful and luscious landscapes for years to come.
Less Compact Soil
Soil that is too compact will also restrict your turf from water, oxygen, and nutrients. The denser the soil, the less air that can flow freely through the soil, resulting in carbon dioxide buildup. Turf aeration solutions decrease the overall compaction and allow for greater airflow and access to nutrients.
Easier Thatch Management
Regularly performing core aeration can help to prevent thatch before it ever even occurs. By alleviating soil compaction, you’ll improve air movement throughout the turf’s soil. Additionally, if any thatch has already built up, this will accelerate the breakdown of the thatch.
Turf Aeration and Verticutting Solutions
Many times, local landscapers will opt to perform turf aeration and verticutting around the same time. These two solutions can work together to reduce the amount of current thatch and then provide the turf with better access to oxygen and nutrients. Not only will this eliminate any thatch that has currently built up, but it will also help to ensure that thatch does not return.
Both turf aeration and verticutting are incredibly important pieces to an overall property or lawn maintenance strategy. Kenney Machinery has high-quality equipment available to help with both solutions. Contact us today to learn more about the products that we offer from industry-leading manufacturers.
Contact Kenney Machinery for Turf Aeration Solutions
Here at Kenney Machinery, we know that any solid lawn care strategy begins with utilizing the best equipment for the job. That’s why we offer new, used, and rental equipment that can fit a variety of needs and budgets. To learn more about how we can provide you with the equipment that will allow you to succeed in your turf maintenance efforts, contact Kenney Machinery today.