Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder - Questions & Answers

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  • Asked by Art from Laramie, Wy
    06/13/2018
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    Is there an internal tube in the Miracle-Gro Garden feeder jar?
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    No, there is no internal tube in the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder. There is no need of one with this feeder, as the water gets fed into the feeder and then cycled back out through an internal syphon on the inside of the cap.

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    338 of 440 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Harry from Naples, Fl
    03/26/2016
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    Should the Lock be in the Open or Locked position on the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder?
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    The lock on the trigger of the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder could be used in either position.  Locked would hold the trigger down so you do not have to.

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    228 of 269 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Rhonds from New Buffalo, Mi
    07/25/2018
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    Should water coming out of my Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder sprayer be clear or light blue?
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    The Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food that is included with the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder is a blue crystalline product and even when diluted with water it will have a blue tint, fading in intensity as the product is used up.

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    197 of 255 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Pm from Uk
    08/02/2017
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    How do you know when to put more feed into the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder bottle?
    I've just bought this product and used to 200ml sachet it comes with. I've a medium garden and watered all the beds last night however the water in the bottle is still blue. It's either very efficient or not working. Any advice on how many litres of water I would expect to use before I need to refill.
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    The Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder is made to be used with water-soluble plant foods, which would be a solid granule concentrate. According to the manufacturer, a 1 lb packet of plant food should make approximately 40 gallons of solution to cover 400 square feet, and it would dispense in 10-12 minutes. The feeder will dispense 4 gallons of solution per minute (about 15 Liters). If you are having trouble using the sprayer you purchased, please contact the retailer from whom you purchased it, or you can reach Scott's directly at 888-270-3714.

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    131 of 258 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Jim from Bradenton, Fl
    07/08/2018
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    How can you tell when the contents of the sprayer are used up when using the Miracle Gro Garden Feeder?
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    When the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder has used all of the chemical you poured in for the needs for your lawn the reservoir attached to the sprayer would be empty. 

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    96 of 365 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Janice from Columbia Sc
    06/08/2019
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    Does the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder have a suction straw on the inside?
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    No, there is no internal tube in the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder. There is no need of one with this feeder, as the water gets fed into the feeder and then cycled back out through an internal siphon on the inside of the cap.

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    81 of 110 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Robert from Halifax, Va
    05/21/2019
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    How long should you put the water and Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder on plants?
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    You can use the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder for approximately 15 seconds per 10 square feet that you are treating. Feed plants every 7-14 days during the growing season for best results.

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    80 of 94 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Ken from Reno
    05/14/2019
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    Can I store leftover product in the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder? Didn't use it all with application.
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    You did not state what product you are using but generally, you should not store mixed insecticide or herbicide concentrates for longer than 24 hours in the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder or any sprayer. Concentrated products will begin to separate which can cause clogging and will also being to lose efficacy over time. We recommend mixing only what you intend to use and discarding any leftover solution.

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    66 of 83 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Cindy from Seneca, Il
    08/21/2019
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    Do you add the fertilizer and water to the container or just fertilizer when using the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder?
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    For the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder, fill the jar with 1 refill packet of any Miracle Gro water soluble plant food. Attach the feeder to the hose and turn on the water.

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    53 of 86 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Allen
    04/30/2014
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    I have an older dispenser but it has never been used..
    It looks the same as the new one. Just hooked to hose and it leaks between top and container. It has no seal, should it?
    A
    Yes, the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder could be leaking because the washer, located under the spray head, may have loosened. Please contact Scott's directly at  888-270-3714 for help with troubleshooting.
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    48 of 67 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Kathy from Ohio
    07/04/2019
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    What does the "locked" position do on the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder? Is that for watering only?
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    The locked position on the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder will lock the trigger in place to allow for a continuous spray without having to hold the trigger.  It does not allow for watering only.

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    47 of 50 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Barbara from Blissfield
    07/09/2019
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    Do I put Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder sprayer on LOCK or UNLOCK to use?
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    The lock on the trigger of the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder could be used in either position. Locked would hold the trigger down so you do not have to.

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    45 of 61 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Alan from Peterborough
    07/22/2018
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    Why is my Miracle Gro Garden Feeder not dispersing product?
    Just bought the Miracle Gro Garden - using granules filled to the max level but when using the jar continues to fill up as. it does not appear to dispense feed as just fills up ?
    A

    We apologize but we have not heard of that happening and are not sure what would be causing it. We would recommend contacting the manufacturer directly as they make the units and would better be able to troubleshoot the device with you to get it working for your needs. You can reach Miracle Gro/Scotts at 888-270-3714.

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    39 of 135 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Jean from Farmers Branch
    05/03/2015
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    Water flows out of designated openings in top and underneath handle.
    This takes pressure away from nozzle water flows instead of spraying. when bottle fills-I see no evidence of fertilizer spraying out. Should water spraying be pale blue? model ?
    A
    Yes, the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder could be leaking because the washer, located under the spray head, may have loosened. Please contact Scott's directly at  888-270-3714 for help with troubleshooting.
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    28 of 63 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Sue from Crete, Il
    06/09/2019
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    Can I fill the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder halfway? When I used the full packageI had to use it all over my yard. I just want to treat my planters.
    I
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    The instructions for the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder state that once the jar has filled with water, it will start feeding, so you cannot just fill halfway.

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    25 of 93 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Douglas from Playa Del Carmen Mexico
    02/06/2019
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    May I use Miracle-Gro plant fertilizer granules and the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder to fertilize my grass?
    A

    Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder is not labeled for use in lawns.  It is labeled for all outdoor plants including flowers, vegetables, trees, and shrubs.  Please visit our Fertilizers page for products that can be used in residential lawns.

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    25 of 43 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Liz from Ayrshire, Scotland
    04/19/2019
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    What size hose should I use with the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder?
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    The Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder should attach to any standared size garden hose.

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    21 of 35 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Robert from Richmond
    05/30/2018
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    How much Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder solution is mixed in a 1 gallon water can?
    A

    Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder comes ready to use and premeasured.  The product in it cannot be removed and measured out for another sprayer.

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    15 of 58 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Bb from Destin. Fl
    05/15/2019
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    Does the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder have a suction tube inside?
    A

    No, there is no internal tube in the Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder. There is no need of one with this feeder, as the water gets fed into the feeder and then cycled back out through an internal syphon on the inside of the cap.

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    14 of 28 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Sharon from West Sussex
    06/12/2019
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    If there is any blue Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder liquid left can you save it for next time?
    A

    Miracle-Gro Garden Feeder mix should typically be used within 1 week.

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    14 of 17 people found this answer helpful.
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