Perforation of the soil helps allow air, nutrients and water to penetrate the grass roots. It helps the roots grow more deeply and produce a stronger, more vigorous lawn. An average sized yard can be aerated with sandals or a sturdy garden fork. Simply inserting the fork into the lawn and punch holes with a spacing of 8 – 10cm is adequate to achieve aeration.
For larger lawns, you can hire special aerators which can be rolled over your lawn.
Different soil types require more frequent aeration. Clay soil should be treated at least once a year while sandy soils can be aerated once every two years. In harsher climates, aerating twice a year will encourage turf growth and health.
After aerating your lawn, it’s always good for you to test your soils pH and take any required action. pH affects your lawns ability to absorb the nutrients and minerals needed in order to thrive.
We understand that COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is having a significant impact on all Australians and that it is a difficult and unprecedented time at the moment. We wanted to assure you that health and safety are the top priorities for Rosemount Turf management and staff. There are certain measures that we have put in place to ensure that our customers and employees are safe. We are being vigilant with our office and ensuring all surfaces are sterilised and cleaned regularly.
We would like to remind you that orders can be made online or over the phone and paid for via credit card, so no cash handling is needed. We can arrange delivery and the placement of your turf over the phone with our administration staff when you purchase. You don't need to be home when it is delivered.
If you have any further questions regarding any of our safety policies that we have in place during this time, or would like to discuss some new turf, give us a call on (07) 5448 6398.
Rosemount turf along with Lawn Solutions Australia is reaffirming our commitment to consumers with our ability to produce and deliver high quality turf products to consumers. No contact is required during the ordering or delivering process.