What is the purpose of core aeration and dethatching?

aeration and dethatching sod purpose

aeration and dethatching

Core aeration and dethatching are important for a healthy lawn. Aeration involves removing small cores of soil from your lawn to reduce soil compaction, thus making it easier for water and nutrients to penetrate the grass roots.

making it easier for water and nutrients to penetrate the grass roots.

Dethatching involves removing thatch, which is a layer of organic matter that builds up over time between the soil and the grass blades in your lawn. This layer of thatch can smother the grass, obstruct soil drainage and harbour insects and fungi that could affect the health of your lawn.