From Our Editors
* $30 for lawn-aeration services for up to a quarter acre (a $65 value)
* $59 for lawn-aeration services for up to a half acre (a $130 value)
Landscapers use a power core plug aerator to make tiny holes in dense soil, allowing oxygen, water, fertilizers, and other vital nutrients to access plant roots with greater ease. The process also helps break up thatch and loosen tight soil so that root systems can thrive.