The Hollow Tine Aerator: Just like people do, plants need breathing room, while most plants can get the air they need from the top, having adequate circulation in the soil is critical for growing healthy grass. To achieve that we launched the hollow tine aerator. This is a garden tool that reduces soil compaction of the grass by pulling up plugs of soil and allowing oxygen, water and nutrients to reach the roots of the grass. The lawn aeration strengthens the roots and strong roots equal a lush, green lawn. Additional advantage: • If water evaporates at the surface the water will come up with the necessary nutrients given to the roots. (capillary action) • The holes will also reduce water-run-off so less irrigation is needed. • Micro colonies of beneficial organisms living in our soil stay healthy. Lawn aeration may be performed when the grass actively growing so from May until September. It’s important to allow at least 4 weeks of good growing weather to give grass a change to fill the open aerator holes. To achieve deep aeration, you should aerate a heavy irrigation or a few days of rain. Core collector: yes or no? The soil cores should be left on the grass because they help decompose grass clippings and thatch. The soil cores will also fill low spots in the yard to smooth out minor unevenness’s. Core- or spike aeration? Core aeration is so much better because with spike aeration you tighten the ground structure; you push the ground to the side. Water, oxygen and nutrients will have problems reaching the roots. You won’t have this problem with core aeration. Construction: Same principle as our bulbplanter, we have shaped the three tubes into a cone. You penetrated the soil and with the next penetration the cores of the former penetration will come out. Length of tines 10 cm and width of tines 2 cm.