Lots of people blame their poor garden lawns on problems such as insect damage. But in fact most of these problems are caused my poor garden maintenance by the garden owner. One often overlooked gardening maintenance job is lawn aeration. Aerating your lawn is going to ensure that the grass roots are not compacted which can lead to the grass not growing and in some extreme cases actually dying. One of the cheapest and most popular ways to aerate a lawn is with the use of a rolling lawn aerator.

This excellent gardening gadget is going to quickly and easily loosen the soil and allow air and mositure to get to the grass's root which is going to ensure that your lawn is getting all the nutrition it needs to grow. If you are thinking about aerating your lawn the best time to do it, is when your lawn's moisture content is high, this will not only make the job a lot easier but will ensure that the lawn is fully aerated. This excellent tool is so cheap to buy and at the time of writing this article will cost you less than twenty dollars to buy from the online retailer amazon. Let's take a quick look at just two models of rolling lawn aerators that are currently for sale on the amazon website.

The first product that we are going to look at is the rolling lawn aerator from Bandwagon. This product is extremely cheap at just under 15 dollars. It has an 18 inch wide base with 8 inch diameter wheels. The handle for this product is sold separately, which is no problem because a standard brush handle that you can buy for just a few dollars from your local hardware store will do the job brilliantly. At such a cheap price it definitely beats walking around the lawn with a pair of lawn aerator shoes on.

The second product that we are going to look at is the Lawncrafter 16 inch spike aerator. This product is going to cost you slightly more than the previous product. But the quality and workmanship that has gone into this product is first class. This lawn aerator has five aerating wheels that have seven inch spikes and it is 16 inches wide. There is a steel weight tray that can hold a concrete block which is going to help create added pressure to ensure that the spikes push easily into the ground which is going to give your lawn the best possible treatment. It comes with a one year warranty for added piece of mind and measures 18 inches by 12 inches by 32 inches and weighs in at just 18 pounds.

There are many other gardening devices that will aerate lawns, but for the price you can pay for a rolling lawn aerator this is definitely one of the best and cheapest ways to do it. If you are thinking about buying this excellent and inexpensive device then it will be a wise move to shop around to find yourself the cheapest and best deal that you can.