At Greensleeves we are your local lawn care experts, devoted to keeping lawns everywhere beautiful and healthy.
This is why we’ve built this FAQ’s page, to answer the questions that we often get asked and give you some useful bits of advice. Lawn care can be complicated, but we are here to help you on your journey to achieving your perfect lawn.
If you don’t find the answer to your questions below, then please don’t hesitate to contact our friendly team – we will be more than happy to assist you in any way we can.
Frequently asked questions
Hollow tine aeration FAQs
Hollow tine aeration is a treatment that all lawns should have to help them flourish and reach their full potential. Signs that an aeration treatment is long-past due include a patchy or damaged looking lawn, and waterlogging after heavy rain.
With ongoing lawn maintenance, our experts can determine the perfect time to aerate your lawn, maximising on the time of year, weather conditions, and other ongoing lawn care treatments.
We recommend that all lawns receive a hollow tine aeration treatment annually, usually during either the spring or autumn months. With our lawn care packages, we will take care of aerating your lawn at the most suitable time of the year, so you don’t have to worry about the technicalities.
Hollow tine aeration is a crucial process to boost the overall health of your lawn, resulting in a lush, thick, and beautifully green appearance. It achieves this by improving soil drainage, clearing away debris like moss and excess thatch, and allowing better access to essential elements such as oxygen, water, and nutrients for the grass roots. Hollow tine aeration will also make your lawn more resilient to heavy foot traffic, harsh weather conditions and disease, so the whole family can enjoy your lawn for longer.
If you’re dreaming of a resilient, vibrant, and verdant lawn, hollow tine aeration is essential.
Hollow tine aeration removes small plugs of soil evenly across your lawn, leaving tiny holes for oxygen, water and nutrients to get to the grass roots. These holes will be virtually unnoticeable when looking at or using your lawn, but you’ll certainly notice the benefits when your beautifully green grass starts to grow.
Our team will sweep up and remove any soil plugs or debris after your hollow tine aeration, so your lawn will be left tidy and ready to use.
Got any questions that haven’t been answered?
You can contact us via the form on our contact page or by giving us a call. We are here to help your lawn reach its healthiest, happiest state.
You can also find out more about common lawn problems on our lawn surgery page.
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