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aerate

To introduce air into soil or water by natural or artificial means.
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I much prefer performing the whole yard and gardening routine, including mixing and aerating compost, than doing a mindless exercise routine.
Aerating is pouring a young wine from the bottle into another container to "let it breathe.
You need to `top-dress' immediately after aerating, which ensures that aerating holes stay open and revitalises the upper layer of soil.
A company whose aerators have been aerating a herb producer's main storage lagoon, was recently presented with the Shropshire Business Award for New Product.
Aerating liquid swine manure can reduce soluble phosphorus in manure, a University of Minnesota (U of M) study shows.
But aerating the sand prior to compaction is another guarantee for a quality mold and should always be included in the molding cycle, although it cannot completely eliminate surface defects caused by clay balls.
Waterfalls splash from the downstream side of the wood barriers, aerating the water and scouring out stairstep formations, which help stabilize stream channels.
On this special volunteer day, landscape industry professionals dedicate their time to enhance the beauty of Arlington National Cemetery by mulching, pruning, aerating, planting, liming, and cabling trees with lightning protection on more than 150 acres.
Aerating your lawn allows the circulation of oxygen into the soil which encourages root growth at the beginning of the season.
Aerating your lawn can do wonders for its condition because it allows a better flow of water, air and nutrients to the plants.
This event was presented in association with Mondomix BV of Holland, the manufacturers of continuous aerating systems, European Process Plant Ltd, the UK sales and service agents for Mondomix, and CP Kelco, the suppliers of stabilizer ingredients for aerated products.