Lawn aeration – Blogs – Ionia Sentinel – Standard-Ionia, MI
If you aerate your lawn in the fall, you can open up compacted soil and break down the straw that was created in the summer.
If you aerate your lawn in the fall, you can open up compacted soil and break down the straw that was created in the summer. The small soil plugs that are removed by the aerator loosen the soil so that oxygen and water can better reach the grass roots.
House sale tip
An additional incentive for homeowners to upgrade the insulation of their home this year is the 2013 consumer energy efficiency tax credit. Those who install qualified insulation products before December 31st can receive a tax credit equal to 10 percent of the cost up to $ 500.
Did you know
Almost 90 percent of American households have hard water – water that is high in calcium and magnesium, according to The US Geological Survey. Hard water is bad for the house and makes water heaters and other appliances less efficient. Take steps to get rid of this source of sediment on pipes and shower heads with a salt-based water softener.