Scotts Turf Builder Grass Seed Sun and Shade Mix

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Scotts Turf Builder Grass Seed Sun and Shade Mix

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Product Overview

Scotts Turf Builder Grass Seed Sun and Shade Mix is considered the most versatile formula among Scotts products. It is specially formulated to help protect your lawns from the extreme conditions of scorching heat of the sun and deep, dense shade. It guarantees to help quickly grow thicker and greener grass and aggressively replace thin and bare spots with fresh ones. It features a unique Water Smart Plus Coating technology which helps absorb twice more water compared to uncoated seed. It also feeds essential nutrients to jumpstart growth and achieve faster results, plus provides protection to your grass against diseases.

Available Sizes:

  • 3 lb. bag - Covers up to 1,200 sq. ft.
  • 7 lb. bag - Covers up to 2,800 sq. ft.

Features and Specs

For use in Lawns
Application Fall and spring are the best times to plant grass seed because seed germinates best when temperatures are between 60 F and 80 F
Pet safe Yes, if followed by directions on label
NOT FOR SALE TO AL, AK, AZ, AR, FL, GA, HI, KY, LA, MS, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV (Scotts Recommends)
Coverage Area 3 lb. bag covers 1,200 sq. ft.
7 lb. bag covers 2,800 sq. ft.
Special Features Contains WaterSmart Plus coating technology.
Shipping Weight 3.13 lbs
Manufacturer Scotts (Mfg. Number: 18225)
UPC 032247182256

Details

Recommeded Spreader Settings:

  • Scotts Hand-Held Spreaders - Set to 5 for reseeding, set to 5* for New Lawn or Bare Spot Repair.
  • Scotts Broadcast/Rotary Spreaders - Set to 8 1/2 for reseeding, set to 9 1/2** for New Lawn or Bare Spot Repair.
  • Scotts Drop Spreaders - Set to 10 1/2 for reseeding, set to 17 1/2 for New Lawn or Bare Spot Repair.

* Go over lawn three times  ** Go over lawn twice

How to Use

1.) PREP

  • Rake area to loosen the top layer of soil and remove dead grass. For best results, add a thin layer of Scotts Turf Builder LawnSoil before applying seed.

2.) APPLY

  • Apply using a Scotts spreader. Lightly rake the seed into the soil. For best results, apply Scotts Turf Builder Starter Food for New Grass.

3.) WATER

  • Watering is a critical step to seeding success. Water daily or as needed to keep the soil surface moist until the seedlings reach at least 2 inches tall.

4.) CARE

  • Seed will begin to grow in 5-10 days. You can mow the seedlings when they reach 3 inches in height. Do not apply a weed control product until after at least four mowings.
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  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Works as promised.

    By Bob on 09/27/2020

    The seed sprouted in about 10 days and stayed healthy through Hurricane Sally. I'm about to buy another bag.

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What does Pet Safe on the product description page of Scotts Turf Builder Grass Seed Sun and Shade Mix mean?

The description says that the Scotts Turfbuilder Grass Seed is "Pet Safe, as long as you follow the directions". What does Pet Safe mean?

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Scotts Turf Builder Grass Seed Sun and Shade Mix is pet safe as long as it is used as directed on the label. Pet safe means as long as you follow the application directions for this product, it will not be harmful to your pet.  

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Is Scotts Turf Builder Grass Seed Sun and Shade Mix pet safe?
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Scotts Turf Builder Grass Seed Sun and Shade Mix should be applied when the pets are not in the area. You should water and only allow them back in the area after the application is completely dry.

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