How Often Does a Lawn Need Aerating?

Healthy Grass image by kconnors: morguefile

How often you need to aerate soil depends on its density. If you can insert a screwdriver easily into the soil, the lawn doesn't need to be aerated.

Keywords: grass care, aerating soil, aerate lawn

About this Author

After attending Hardin Simmons University, Kay Dean finished her formal education with the Institute of Children's Literature. Since 1995, Dean has written for such publications as "PB&J," Disney’s "Family Fun," "ParentLife," "Living With Teenagers" and Thomas Nelson’s NY Times bestselling "Resolve." An avid gardener for 25 years, her experience includes organic food gardening, ornamental plants, shrubs and trees, with a special love for roses.

Photo by: kconnors: morguefile