Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 - Questions & Answers

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  • Asked by Tom
    04/28/2019
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    Will Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 harm my dog?
    My dog eats grass sometimes. I'm concerned about my dog's health and don't want him to get sick or even die after fertilizing my lawn. Should I just quit fertilizing?
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    Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 is safe for pets when it is used according to the product label. You want to make sure pets are not in the area while applying the product. Once the treated areas dry completely, chewing or eating grass will not be harmful and your pet can resume normal activity within the area. 

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    486 of 564 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Greg from Canton
    05/28/2018
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    How long after application of Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 can I mow the grass?
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    It is recommended not to mow within 2 days before or after application of Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3

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    304 of 334 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by William from Staten Island, Ny
    04/07/2017
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    How soon can I seed after using Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3?
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    It is recommended that you wait at least one month after an application of Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 to reseed.

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    169 of 179 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Jerry from Rushville, Ohio
    04/24/2019
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    When can I expect to see any results from my application of Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 ?
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    After applying Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3, weed stems will usually begin to twist and curl in several days, but a month or more may be required to see full control. 

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    123 of 131 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Gene from East Carbon, Ut
    05/14/2019
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    How soon after applying the Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 can I water my lawn?
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    According to the product label, you do not want to water the lawn within 24 hours after application of Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3

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    120 of 130 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Terry from Forrest City, Ar
    07/29/2018
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    When is the best time to apply Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 to my lawn, and how often can I use it?
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    Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 is a fertilizer and post-emergent herbicide, so it is designed to be used in late Spring when target weeds are young and actively growing. You can reapply after at least 30 days as long as your turf is listed as safe. Do not make more than 2 applications per year. In the fall, do not treat centipede after the first of October and do not treat bahia after the first of November. Wait at least one month after using this product to seed, sod, or plant grass sprigs. Please refer to the product label for complete instructions.

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    78 of 89 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Ralph from Waterford
    05/26/2017
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    How long after grass seed starts growing can I apply Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3?
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    Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 should be applied to newly seeded lawns after the 4th mowing.

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    60 of 66 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Jon from Asotin, Wa
    04/26/2018
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    Does Scott's Weed and Feed act as a pre-emergent at the time of application?
    My wife applied Scott's Weed and Feed just after I put down new grass seed. It has been 21 days since and no grass yet. If there is anything that acts like a pre-emergent, how long will have to wait to plant new seeds?
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    Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 is a post emergent with fertilizers. It could have impacted the grass seed growth as you sould wait at least 3 weeks after application of a post emergent to seed. 

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    49 of 55 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Jarrell from Canton, Ga
    05/27/2019
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    Can I apply Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 right after mowing?
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    You want to wait at least 2 days before mowing after applying Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 

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    43 of 68 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Richard from Laconia, New Hampshire
    07/01/2019
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    How long after applying Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 should I wait to water my lawn?
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    According to the product label, you do not want to water the lawn within 24 hours after application of Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3.  It does not require watering in after application.

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    36 of 38 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Peggy from Carthage, Tx
    05/02/2017
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    Will Scotts Weed and Feed damage asparagus ferns and crepe myrtles?
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    Yes, Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 will damage ornamentals if it is used around them. This product is only labeled for use on residual lawns.

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    28 of 37 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Larry
    07/20/2019
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    When is the best time to apply Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 ?
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    Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 is a fertilizer and post-emergent herbicide, so it is designed to be used in late spring when target weeds are young and actively growing. You can reapply after at least 30 days as long as your turf is listed as safe. Do not make more than 2 applications per year. In the fall, do not treat centipede after the first of October and do not treat bahia after the first of November. Wait at least one month after using this product to seed, sod, or plant grass sprigs. Please refer to the product label for complete instructions.

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    23 of 24 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Jerry from Chattanooga, Tn
    06/21/2019
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    Can you apply Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 when temperatures are consistently above 85F degrees?
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    Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 should be applied when weeds are actively growing and temperatures are between 60-90 degrees.

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    19 of 22 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Miller from Pittsburgh, Pa
    04/17/2017
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    How long "after over seeding and aerating" can I use this Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3?
    I aerated and over seeded in late March and now would like to use this product...Will it prohibit the new seeds from germinating or growing?
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    You should wait until the new seed has grown enough to be mowed 4 times before applying Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 per the product label.

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    19 of 22 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Dennis from Elkton
    04/29/2019
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    Do you seed first or use the Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 first?
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    If Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 is applied before seed you will need to wait at least one month to seed, sod or plant grass sprigs. If Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 is applied after seeding you would need to delay application to newly seeded sodded or sprigged areas until the new grass has been mowed four times. 

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    17 of 18 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Tim from Ny
    04/26/2019
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    Will Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 harm new seed? When can I use it?
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    According to the Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 product label, you should delay application to newly seeded, sodded or sprigged areas until the new grass has been mowed 4 times. 

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    12 of 14 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Terry from Ashford, Ct
    04/10/2019
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    I seeded my lawn. When can I use Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3?
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    According to the Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 product label you would want to delay application on newly seeded, sodded or sprigged areas until new grass has been mowed 4 times. 

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    9 of 11 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Larry from Riverdale
    06/12/2019
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    After applying Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3, how long do I wait before applying insect treatment?
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    There is no recommended wait time after applying Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 to apply an insect control product.  You can apply now.  

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    8 of 8 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Enid from Nj
    08/22/2019
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    What should I set my Scotts Turf Builder Mini Broadcast Spreader on using Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3?
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    If applying Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 using a  Scotts Turf Builder Mini Broadcast Spreader you will set the spreader at 3.5

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    7 of 7 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Annette from Tx
    02/05/2019
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    Will Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 harm cactus/succulents?
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    Scotts Turf Builder Weed and Feed 3 should be applied only to residential lawns, so we recommend avoiding applications to cacti/succulents. 

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    5 of 5 people found this answer helpful.
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