Espoma Lawn Food 18-0-3

Espoma Lawn Food 18-0-3
Espoma Lawn Food 18-0-3

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Product Overview

The Espoma Lawn Food is an organic and great to use for all season lawn food. It has a premium formula created to be a safe and easy to use lawn food. This kind of lawn food slowly releases nitrogen, granular and will not burn any lawn. A product that does not only makes any lawn beautiful and look healthy, it's also safe for kids, pets and the environment. This Espoma Lawn Food does not require any chemicals to be used, just all natural and organic nutrients that's great to use for all seasons.

Not recommended for organic gardening.

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Features and Specs

Active Ingredient Total Nitrogen 18.0% Soluble Potash 3.0% Sulfur 3.0%
For use in All Residential Lawns
Application * See label for complete application instructions
Pet safe Yes, if used as directed on label
Shipping Weight 20.75 lbs
Manufacturer The Espoma Company (Mfg. Number: ELF20)
UPC 050197053204

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Where to Use
For use on all lawns: Cool season grasses including bluegrass, fine fescue, tall fescue and perennial ryegrass. Warm season grasses including bentgrass, bermudagrass, St. Augustine grass, zoysiagrass and centipede grass.

Application Rate:

Established Lawns: Feed at a rate of 4 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft.

New Lawns / Overseeding: Feed at a rate of 4 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft.

Seed can be sown on the same day of application.

Sodding: Apply to the finished grade soil prior to installation at a rate of 4 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft.

How to Use

Apply to a dry lawn that has recently been mowed. Use a drop or broadcast spreader and be certain to overlap slightly to prevent striping. For best results, water lightly after the application if rain is not expected within 24 hours.

When to Use

Feed any time grass is actively growing

Cool season grass: Feed 3-4 times each year: Early Spring,Late Spring (optional), Early Fall and Late Fall.

Warm season grass: Feed 4-5 times each year: Late Winter, Early Spring, Late Spring, Late Summer, and Fall. Can be used on established lawns as well as new seed / sod installations. When appliedat the recommended rates of application, this product will not burn grass and is appropriate for areas frequented by children and pets.

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18 for Nitrogen seems like a high number for one who doesn't want a lot of top blade growth

at 79 years of age I don't want to have to cut my lawn frequently so my concern about the 18 for N--it seems high!

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The Espoma Lawn Food 18-0-3 is a all season lawn food that slowly releases nitrogen. This is applied after mowing to feed the actively growing lawn. Please let us know if you have other needs for your lawn and we will be happy to help!

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How many square feet will one bag of Espoma Lawn Food 18-0-3 cover?

I have one acre with a house so approx 3/4 acre to be fertilized.

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The 20-lb. bag of Espoma Lawn Food 18-0-3 will cover 5000 sq. ft.

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Can you use Espoma Lawn Food 18-0-3 at the same time when applying seed in the fall?
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Yes, according to the manufacturer, Espoma Lawn Food 18-0-3 can be used in the fall when applying seed. 

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