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Seeding and Aeration by Lenards Lawn Care

Looking for a beautiful lawn to be the envy of your neighborhood? Look no further! Fully licensed and insured, Lenard’s Lawn Care provide professional and expert lawn care services including seeding and aeration.

Seeding services:

 

Seeding is a most cost effective option than turfing if you are looking for a thick, healthy lawn without it costing the earth. There are a large variety of seed mixtures available, so which one is most suitable depends on the soil and conditions; we can help to advise on the best possible seed mixture to create your perfect lawn.

 

Aeration services:

 

The aeration of your lawn is an essential requirement to help nutrients to reach your soil and allows air and water to penetrate beneath the surface of the grass to nurture a healthy and thriving lawn.

 

Variables considered in professional seeding:

 

Lawns with heavier traffic require hard-wearing grasses suitable for areas which are prone to wear and tear. Hardier grasses tend to require more regular mowing but will be able to cope with more frequent use.

 

Luxury lawn grasses tend to be slenderer and give a finer appearance. They aren’t able to withstand as much traffic, so are not suited to lawns which are walked on regularly. Finer grasses do tend to grow a little slower, so require less regular mowing.

 

Lawns in shady areas also require consideration when seeding; these types of lawns require grasses able to thrive with less hours of sunlight, which can grow healthily in medium shade.

 

Seeding preparation:

 

In order to prepare your lawn for seeding by Lenard’s Lawn Care, we will prepare the seed beds in advance to make sure any weeds have been removed, and any weed killer will not permeate the soil and damage the grass seeds.

 

The soil will then be cultivated or renovated to prepare it for seeding, and particularly for sandier consistency soils, a fertilizer may be required to moisten the soil to create the best environment for seeding.

Once prepared, the soil will be left to settle, and then be raked prior to seeding. Once these steps have been completed, your lawn will be ready for seeding. Seeds are laid in a pattern or concentration per square meter depending on the type of grass best suited to your lawn, and the seed mixture we have selected.

Reasons to aerate your lawn:

Heavier use lawns, with higher traffic, really should be aerated as lawns which are regularly walked and played upon have the soil gradually compacted underfoot. This means that air, water and nutrients struggle to reach the plant roots, which can cause a tired and ailing lawn to appear.

After long dry spells, lawns can quickly dry out and become rough and patchy. Aerating your lawn helps water reach down beneath the top layer of soil to break up and hydrate compacted and older soil which results in poor root development and unhealthy grass.

Why use Lenard’s Lawn Care Service?

As well as seeding and aeration services, Lenard’s provide a range of services to ensure you have a healthy beautiful lawn. We take care to listen to our client’s requirements, understand how you would like your lawn to look, and what you need it to be used for, and tailor our services accordingly to give a healthy lawn year round.

We believe that a beautiful lawn is a work of art and requires care and attention to nurture it into life. Our services include fertilization, weed control treatments, mowing, edging, blowing and lawn clean-ups as well as seeding and aeration so we can provide a comprehensive lawn care package.

How often should your lawn be tended?

There are a range of options available to suit every lawn, lifestyle and home. We offer five different packages, each with a range of services available and either bi-weekly or weekly service calls. Ranging from a Basic Package to include the essential mowing, edging and blowing, to a Premium Year Round Package to include all the care and attention your lawn might need.

We also offer ad-hoc services if you like to care for your lawn yourself but find yourself needing some professional assistance with a problem, such as weed control or damaged grass, or need some help establishing a new lawn with the best seeding and aeration services possible.

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