The aerator shoe is actually a plastic sole with spikes that is attached to the bottom of your shoes with a strap that buckles over the foot.
Its use is simple: it adapts to all types of shoes thanks to its straps (sort of belt) allowing the user to go freely to his occupations or to walk actively on his lawn.
It is recommended to use it on a wet lawn; the goal being to pierce holes to allow the breathing of the upper layer of the soil which tends to harden. The lawn aerator is one of many accessories used by gardeners to maintain and improve the quality of the lawn. Other types of lawn aerators come in completely different forms.
What criteria should I take into account when choosing a lawn aerator shoe?
It is a practical accessory for the aeration of gardens with narrow corners and inaccessible by larger devices.
Lawn aerator sandals usually have 13 spikes of 3 to 5 cm in length depending on the brand. If you want to buy one, there are some important things to consider.
The texture of the shoe: some soles are made of soft and flexible rubber and others are more rigid. Choose the one that will adhere easily to the shape of your shoes and facilitate your movements.
The size of the shoe: it is important to have the right size; the one that corresponds to your real size for more comfort.
The number of straps: there are soles with two, three or four straps, choose the ones that will best immobilize your foot on the sole.
Why should I aerate my lawn?
Aerating your lawn increases its resistance, oxygenates the roots of the grass blades and facilitates the absorption of nutrients such as fertilizers. It’s the perfect way to make your lawn last.
If you don’t have a large area, you may want to consider aerating lawn shoes.