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Scotts® Turf Builder® Starter® Food for New Grass

4.7 out of 5 Customer Rating
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Scotts® Turf Builder® Starter® Food for New Grass

$17.99
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Overview

  • Scotts® Turf Builder® Starter® Food for New Grass is specially designed to be used when planting new grass
  • This starter fertilizer grows new grass 70% thicker and 35% quicker (on average vs. unfed lawns)
  • Apply anytime you're planting new grass, whether it's starting a new lawn, reseeding an existing one, or installing sod, sprigs, or grass plugs
  • This lawn care product is safe to use on any grass type
  • One 3 lb. bag of Scotts® Turf Builder® Starter® Food for New Grass covers 1,000 sq. ft.

Specs and Details

Fertilizer Analysis

  • 24-25-4

Cautions

  • While there are no restrictions on reentering the lawn with this product, we recommend watering the product in and waiting until it is dried before going back on the lawn.

Disposal Methods

  • If empty do not reuse contain. Place in trash or offer for recycling if available. If partly filled, call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.

Product Label

  • This is not the product label. Always read and follow the product label before use.
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  • Safety Data Sheets can be found at scottsmsds.com

Description

Scotts® Turf Builder® Starter® Food for New Grass is specially designed to be used when planting new grass. It contains a combination of nutrients to help your new lawn grow strong roots and to grow in thicker and faster than if not fed at all. Use anytime you are planting new grass, whether it is starting a new lawn, reseeding an existing one, or installing sod, sprigs, or grass plugs. Scotts® Turf Builder® Starter® Food for New Grass is safe to use on any grass type. It can be applied immediately before or after planting grass. We recommend using a Scotts® spreader to apply this product. For Scotts® broadcast/rotary spreaders, use a setting of 3 ¼. For Scotts® drop spreaders, use a setting of 6. Water daily or as needed to keep the soil surface moist until the seedlings reach at least 2 inches tall. One 3 lb. bag of Scotts® Turf Builder® Starter® Food for New Grass covers 1,000 sq. ft.

Step by Step Instructions

How to Use

Lawn products work in harmony with the environment when used correctly. Do not apply near water or storm drains or draining ditches. Do not apply if heavy rain is expected.

  • Apply with a drop or rotary spreader. For best results, use a Scotts® spreader.
  • SET - Set spreader to appropriate setting for best results. Spreader settings can be found on back of bag or on Scotts.com
  • Follow the color coded map to ensure your lawn receives the right amount of fertilizer. Apply as directed.

  • APPLY - Fill spreader and apply over newly seeded area or over entire lawn for root development boost
  • CLEAN UP - To keep lawn products from reaching storm sewers, sweep or blow stray particles back onto lawn. Return unused portion of fertilizer to original container. Run any remaining product out of spreader over lawn.
  • WATER - This product does not require watering in. However, watering is the critical step to seeding success. Keep soil consistently moist until seedlings reach 2 inches high.

When and Where to Use

Where Not to Use

  • Do not apply near water or storm drains or draining ditches. Do not apply if heavy rain is expected.

When to Apply

  • Use when planting seed, sod, sprigs or plugs.

How Often to Apply

  • Apply to newly seeded areas or over entire lawn for root development boost
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