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What do lawn aeration services include?
Lawn aeration services include all the necessary tasks to improve air and water circulation. These tasks can involve removing thatch buildup and loosening compacted soil. Some Taskers can do a partial clean-up or lawn clearing before the actual aeration process. As aeration is part of lawn care, other tasks can include mowing the lawn before aeration and composting afterward.
Your hired Tasker can inspect your lawn and determine its moisture levels. Knowing how moist or dry your lawn is can help your Tasker decide if extra watering is necessary. They can also measure the lawn and determine which tools are appropriate for the job. Your Tasker can use a manual aerator for smaller lawns or a powered aerator for large ones.
Some Taskers can mow your lawn beforehand, but this can cost extra. If your lawn covers a large area and the grass is seriously overgrown, you may hire a separate lawn mowing service for this preparation step.
Your Tasker can also water your lawn for one to two days when appropriate, depending on the degree of soil compaction. They can water your lawn until it absorbs the equivalent of an inch of rainfall. This process can make the soil moist enough, so it’s easier for the aerator to penetrate and pull out soil plugs. Your Tasker can also place flags to mark irrigation heads or other objects to avoid while using the aerator.
When your lawn is ready, your Tasker can proceed with the lawn aeration process. In some cases, the Tasker can take a whole day to work on the entire lawn for the best and consistent results. The specialist may move the aerator following a pattern that covers the whole lawn once. However, it’s not uncommon to go over sparse spots twice. After your Tasker has covered the entire lawn, they will leave the soil cores and move on to the next step.
Fertilizing the lawn
The Tasker may recommend either raking the soil cores and dumping them into a compost pile or leaving them to decompose and supply additional nutrients to your grass. Your Tasker can explain the benefits of either measure, and you can decide what to do from there. After you’ve agreed on the fate of the soil cores, your Tasker can go ahead with fertilizing your lawn. They can apply fertilizer, compost, sand, peat moss, or any combination of these to fill the holes and rejuvenate your lawn. Once your lawn is on track to looking terrific again, you can consider booking other lawn maintenance services on Airtasker!
Recent Lawn Aeration tasks in North East Melbourne
Lawn coring and aeration
North Warrandyte VIC 3113, Australia
30th Jan 2023
I'm looking to have my lawn cored and aerated due to soil compaction - around 60msq. Should be fairly straightforward. Located in North Warrandyte. The sooner the better if possible. - Due date: Before Monday, 6 February 2023
Need lawn aeration and then seeding
Lower Plenty VIC 3093, Australia
11th Nov 2022
I need approximately 1000 sq meter of lawn aerated and then need seeding of the lawn with grass seed. Only experienced people needed. - Due date: Flexible
Need Lawn Aerated/Cored
North Warrandyte VIC, Australia
29th Aug 2022
I need my Sir Walter lawn, which is flat 60-670msq, cored and aerated. Pretty simply task but don’t have the time for it. It’s pretty solid underfoot at the moment so should be good to do this week if possible. - Due date: Flexible
Aerate Home Lawn
North Warrandyte VIC, Australia
9th Apr 2022
Looking for someone to aerate my lawn. Normally do it myself but had knee surgery recently. Around 60msq and looking for deep holes every 4 inches or so.
Rosanna VIC 3084, Australia
24th Sep 2021
200 square metres of lawn 2 be cored. Must supply your own corer Can be done any day between now and Tuesday 28th
Needing core aeration
South Morang VIC, Australia
26th Aug 2021
Looking for someone who has an aerator to core my lawn before spring
Ivanhoe East VIC 3079, Australia
23rd Aug 2021
I have ~160 sqm of lawn that needs to be aerate
Lawn Coring / Aerating
Eltham VIC, Australia
19th Feb 2021
My front lawn of approx 15M x 15M has firm soil and needs coring / aeration. Will require a proper petrol corer to do the job. Easy street access direct to front lawn. Located in Eltham. Sunday the 21st would be ideal, next week in the afternoons will be fine also.
Weeding and aerate lawn
Mernda VIC, Australia
24th Nov 2020
Need some help with getting rid of weeds in the backyard and help with reviving the lawn. Might need aeration etc
I need lawn aeration and dethatching
Doreen VIC, Australia
20th Sep 2020
Dethatching and aeration of lawn Doreen
Viewbank, Victoria, Australia
2nd Dec 2019
Need my lawn cored / aerated by machine. Approx 70 square meters. Located in viewbank 3085.
Diamond Creek VIC, Australia
14th Sep 2019
We are having trouble greening up our Lorne. It’s looking quite patchy. We’ve been advised to aerate it, with a aeration tool. Does anyone have any equipment to do so. We are in diamond creak. The area measure approximately 10 by 5 meters. Thanks
Aerate my lawn
Watsonia VIC 3087, Australia
13th Apr 2019
I need some one to aerate my front and back lawn. Average size yard, not huge. I can send photos.
I need lawn aeration
Doreen VIC, Australia
1st Mar 2019
Need my lawn airatored as the ground has gone hard in certain spots and is causing issues with the grass growing in spots