When Is the Best Time to Aerate a Lawn?

When you should aerate your lawn depends on the type of grass you have. Aerate cool-season grasses in late summer or early fall and warm-season grasses in late spring or early summer.

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Anna Aronson began working as a journalist in 2000 and spent six years at suburban Chicago newspapers before pursuing freelance work. She enjoys writing about health care topics, in particular obstetrics, pediatrics and nutrition. She received a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Eastern Illinois University and is now studying for a Master of Science in medicine degree to become a physician's assistant.