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Step® 4 Fall Lawn Food

Overview & Benefits

  • Protects and strengthens for a better spring lawn.

Available sizes:

    5,000 sq. ft. (12.5 lb) and 15,000 sq. ft (37.5 lb)
  • Spreader Settings

    Scotts® Broadcast / Rotary Spreader (Turf Builder® EdgeGuard® Mini, Basic, Standard, Deluxe EdgeGuard, EdgeGuard DLX, Lawn Pro & Speedy Green)



    • Scotts® Drop Sreaders (AccuGreen, Classic Drop)


    • Scotts® Easygreen®
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  • How to Use

    Apply to a wet or dry lawn on a calm day. No need to water in, however, during dry periods, watering will hasten greening. For best results, apply using a Scotts® spreader.

  • When to Apply

    Apply in fall to any grass type.

  • How often to apply

    Can be applied any time during the season, but allow 4 to 6 weeks between applications.

  • Where to Use

    Apply to any grass type.

  • Where Not to Use

    This product is not designed for use on ornamentals or mulch, If accidently applied to ornamentals, wash immediately off the plants. While it is just a fertilizer, it is designed for use on the lawn only. It could possibly burn if applied to ornamentals. Can be safely used under the dripline of trees.

  • Coverage Area

    5,000 sq. ft. and 15,000 sq. ft.

  • Benefits

    Builds stronger, deeper roots for winter.  See a thicker, greener lawn next spring.

  • Cautions

    Precautionary Statements

    Hazards to Humans and Domestic Animals
    CAUTION: Causes moderate eye irritation. Avoid contact with eyes or clothing. Wear long-sleeved shirt, long pants, shoes and socks. Prolonged or frequently repeated skin contact may cause allergic reactions in some individuals.

    FIRST AID
    IF IN EYES: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice. Have the product container or label with you when calling poison control center or doctor, or going for treatment.

    ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: This pesticide is toxic to fish and aquatic invertebrates and may adversely affect non-target plants. Drift and runoff may be hazardous to aquatic organisms in water adjacent to treated areas. To protect the environment, do not allow pesticide to enter or run off into storm drains, drainage ditches, gutters or surface waters. Applying this product in calm weather when rain is not predicted for the next 24 hours will help to ensure that wind or rain does not blow or wash pesticide off the treatment area. Sweeping any product that lands on a driveway, sidewalk, or street, back onto the treated area of the lawn will help to prevent run off to water bodies or drainage systems. This chemical has properties and characteristics associated with chemicals detected in groundwater. The use of this chemical in areas where soils are permeable, particularly where the water table is shallow, may result in groundwater contamination. Application around a cistern or well may result in contamination of drinking water or groundwater."

  • Fertilizer Analysis

    32-0-12

  • Packaging

    Bag

  • Shelf Life

    Dry fertilizer products (without pesticide controls) have an indefinite shelf life.

  • Disposal Methods

    If empty do not reuse contain. Place in trash or offer for recycling if available. If partly filled, call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.

This is not the product label. Always read and follow the product label before use.

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Material Safety Data Sheets can be found at scottsmsds.com

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