SOIL COMPACTION

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Lawn Care Ideas in BIRMINGHAM AL – AUBURN, AL – DADEVILLE, AL – ALEXANDER CITY, AL - LAKE MARTIN

  • Turf grass consumes the fertility of soil at a very fast rate; hence, they consume the organic matter.  The lawn needs microorganisms to remain healthy and they can’t survive once the organic matter is depleted. 
  • For good Lawn Care in Birmingham, AL your grass roots also need to get oxygen; they can’t get it once the soil is compacted.
  • The most fertile soil is clay with organic matter in it; however, once the grass eats up all the organic matter you have clay that hardens like concrete.  This prevents water and even fertilizer from getting to the roots.
  • Clay soils are more likely to compact than sandy, silt, or loamy soils.
  • Compaction causes problems such as poor root growth, poor oxygen penetration to the roots, and poor water filtration, all of which mean poor plant performance.
  • Compacted soil contributes to the accumulation of thatch because restricted oxygen levels in highly compacted soils.
  • Sandy soil is less likely to need aerating.  Clay soil compacts reducing the amount of air in the soil.
  • For good Lawn Care in Birmingham, AL your soil does not need to be compacted.

Advanced Turf Care Lawn Care Services in Birmingham AL, Auburn AL, Dadeville AL, Alexander City AL, and Lake Martin Include:

  • Fertilization
  • Pre-Emergent Weed Control
  • Post-Emergent Weed Control
  • Lawn Pest Control
  • Lime Application
  • Tree and Shrub Application
  • Lawn Aeration

ADVANCED TURF CARE – BIRMINGHAM AL– AUBURN, AL – DADEVILLE, AL – ALEXANDER CITY, AL - LAKE MARTIN