(BPT) - Sometimes we need to take a breather, and your lawn is no different. Aeration — the process of extracting cores of soil, thatch and grass from the lawn surface — lets your lawn breathe and gain access to essential nutrients, so it can continue to look and grow its best.

While aeration is arguably the most important lawn maintenance task, it's often overlooked or misunderstood. TruGreen, the nation's leading lawn care provider, shares common myths around aeration and how you can incorporate it into your lawn maintenance to reap its benefits.

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