Aeration, One of the Basics of Gardening

Who wouldn’t be mesmerized by the luscious green leaves, the teeming fruits that tickles your salivary glands or the blooming flowers that warms the heart?  Truly, gardening is such a rewarding hobby with lots of hard work.

Aeration is the process of making the soil  less compacted.

This is done in order to enhance the fertility of the soil and improve the nutrient and water  absorption of the roots of the plants for a healthier growth.

Aeration can either be done manually using some basic tools like a spade or a shovel for smaller gardens or mechanically for larger ones.

Lastly, it is very important to know that you cannot so this procedure with the plants in the garden. Generally this is done in preparation for seeding or planting.

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