Ferti-lome Natural Guard Natural and Organic Plant Starter Food 4-4-2 is designed to boost the growth and development of newly planted or transplanted flowers, vegetables, shrubs, and trees. It features the right amount of primary nutrients with 4-4-2 NPK formula, along with a blend of beneficial microorganisms which helps quickly establish freshly planted seeds. It promotes a stronger root system and creates a balance between soil and plant naturally to produce healthier and more vigorous plants. This granular formula will not burn plants when used according to the directions on the label. It is also OMRI listed so it is safe for organic gardening.