Aeration and Overseeding in Anne Arudel County, MD

Whether you live near the Annapolis Historic District, B&A Trail in Severna Park, Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary in Lothian, or Greenstreet Gardens in Davidsonville, aeration and overseeding is a great way to enhance the beauty and health of your lawn.

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Why Choose Blades of Green for your Aeration and Overseeding
in Anne Arundel County, MD

We have a proven process that’s been developed over the course of 30+ years of expert aeration and overseeding. When you choose Blades of Green, your lawn will be pampered with:

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When is the best time to aerate your lawn in Anne Arundel County, MD?

The best time to aerate and overseed your lawn in Anne Arundel County, MD is between August – Late October. During this time period, the soil is still warm enough to promote seed germination, and the cooler temperatures and reduced weed competition allow the new grass seedlings to establish themselves before winter.

7 signs your Anne Arundel County, MD lawn needs aeration and overseeding

There are several ways your lawn tries to “communicate” that it needs aeration and overseeding. Here are some common signs to look out for:

  1. Soil compaction: If your soil feels hard, dense, or compacted, it hinders the movement of air, water, and nutrients to the grassroots.
  2. Water runoff and puddling: If water runs off your lawn quickly after watering or forms puddles, it indicates poor water absorption.
  3. Thatch buildup: Thatch is a layer of organic matter, such as dead grass, stems, and roots, that accumulates between the grass blades and the soil surface.
  4. Weak grass growth: If you notice thin or weak grass growth, bare patches, or areas where the grass struggles to thrive, it could be a sign that your lawn needs overseeding.
  5. High foot traffic: Lawns that receive heavy foot traffic, such as those used for sports or play, are prone to soil compaction.
  6. Dull color and reduced vigor: If your lawn has lost its vibrant green color and appears dull or lackluster, it may be a sign of nutrient deficiencies or other underlying issues.
  7. Increased thatch thickness: While some thatch is beneficial, an excessive layer of thatch (more than half an inch) can prevent proper airflow, water absorption, and nutrient uptake.

If you notice any of these signs, your lawn would likely benefit from aeration and overseeding. However, it’s always helpful to consult with a local lawn care company that can assess your specific lawn conditions and provide tailored recommendations.

How often should I aerate my lawn in Anne Arundel County, MD

The frequency of lawn aeration and overseeding can vary depending on a variety of factors, such as soil type, grass type, weather, foot traffic and the overall health of your lawn. In general, it is recommended to aerate and overseed cool-season lawns, which are common in Anne Arundel County, MD, once a year or every other year.

It’s important to assess the condition of your lawn before deciding on the frequency of aeration and overseeding. Have questions? Feel free to contact us

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Aeration Options - Liquid vs. Core

Liquid Aeration

This treatment prevents weed seeds from being moved to the surface, reducing the germination of dormant weeds.

Liquid aeration is also more aesthetically pleasing since it creates unnoticeable small pores in your lawn vs. core aeration, which pulls plugs of soil.

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Core Aeration

Core aeration uses a machine known as a lawn aerator to remove plugs of soil from the lawn.

The lawn aerator extracts cores of soil, thatch, and grass from the surface of the lawn to increase nutrient availability, water penetration, soil air exchange, and reduce compaction.

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