Scarification is an essential treatment to mechanically remove the build-up of thatch and moss in your lawn. It will improve air and water penetration to the soil to allow the grass the thrive, leading to a greener healthy lawn.
Why do I need to scarify my lawn?
In short, to significantly improve the health and appearance of your lawn by removing thatch and moss. Thatch is a build-up of dead organic matter sitting above the soil surface. Over time, this layer increases to the point is will effect the grass health. It can’t be prevented but the good news is that we can remove it. Thatch will limit water, air and nutrients from reaching the soil and grassroots, which typically means your lawn will be less drought tolerant, likely to turn brown in hot Summer months and be prone to secondary issue of moss spreading on top of the thatch layer. Scarification is a vital process to help rectify these issues and typically needs doing every two years.