Aeration Seeding

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Create a healthier, thicker lawn with core aeration and overseeding services.

Thatch, or the appearance of brown and gray buildup on your lawn from dead roots, stems, and grass, compacts your lawn’s soil, leaving less room for essential nutrients to reach its roots. Aeration breaks up thatch by removing small plugs or “cores” from the soil, which allows air, water, and fertilizer to penetrate the root system creating a stronger, healthier lawn.

Overseeding, or adding seed to your existing lawn, creates thicker grass and helps reduce the appearance of damage and patchy spots. LawnMatters recommends overseeding at the time of aeration to ensure optimal growth conditions for the new seeds. For more information, read our guide to overseeding your lawn.

Learn more about the benefits of aerations and overseeding your lawn.

Our customized aeration and seeding services:

  • Promote successful root development
  • Eliminate thatch throughout the yard
  • Produce a greener lawn
  • Create a thicker lawn
  • Rebuilds high traffic areas
  • Increase overall durability

Maximize your results from lawn aeration and overseeding by scheduling this service in the fall.

Lawn Seeding Services

With the advice of our lawn care specialists and the use of custom blended grass seed, we can help to create a beautiful and thriving lawn.

Our custom lawn seeding services:

  • Thicken your grass
  • Strengthen endurance in play areas and other high traffic zones
  • Strengthen thin areas in the lawn
  • Improve the overall beauty of your home’s landscape

The best time of year to plant grass in Ohio is in late spring or
early fall.

Frequently Asked Questions

When should I aerate my lawn in Ohio?

Because we have cool season grasses in Northeast Ohio, the best time to aerate your lawn is early spring or early fall. Learn more about when to aerate your lawn.

Should I water my lawn before my aeration service?

If the soil is dry, it is best to water your lawn one to two days before your aeration service to soften the soil.

Can you aerate and overseed at the same time?

Aerating and overseeding at the same time ensures new grass seeds reach nutrient rich soil, helping to promote healthy growth.

What grass seeds should I use in Northeast Ohio?

The best grass seeds for Northeast Ohio lawns are Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, tall fescue, and fine fescue. LawnMatters will recommend the best grass seed for your lawn based on how much water and sunlight your yard receives.

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