Scotts® Broadcast / Rotary Spreader - (Turf Builder® Edgeguard Mini, Basic, Standard, Deluxe Edgeguard, Edgeguard DLX, Lawn Pro & Speedy Green) - Set to 12 for Reseeding. Set to 14.5 for New Lawn/Bare Spots
Scotts® Drop Spreaders - (AccuGreen, Classic Drop) - Set to 10 for Reseeding and Go Over Twice. Set to 15 for New Lawn/Bare Spots
Scotts® Hand-Held Spreaders - Set to 5 for Reseeding. Set to 5* for New Lawn/Bare Spots
*Go over lawn twice
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Bare Soil: Loosen top layer of soil.
Dead Grass/Thin Area: Rake area and remove dead grass.
For best results, add a thin layer of Scotts® Turf Builder® LawnSoil™ before applying seed.
Small Area: Spread by hand or with a Scotts® handheld spreader.
Large Area: Apply using a specially designed Scotts® spreader.
After seeding, apply Scotts® Turf Builder® Starter® Food for New Grass to boost your seed's performance for a thicker lawn that comes in quicker. Lightly rake to move the seed and fertilizer into the soil.
Keep the soil surface moist until the seedlings reach 2 inches tall.
Seed will begin to grow in 6 - 14 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.
Fall and spring are the best times to plant grass seed, because seed germinates best when temperatures are between 60°F and 80°F.
6 - 14
3 lb: up to 1,330 sq. ft. reseeding, up to 665 sq. ft. new lawn.
7 lb: up to 3,100 sq. ft. reseeding, up to 1,560 sq. ft. new lawn.
20 lb: up to 8,900 sq. ft. reseeding, up to 4,450 sq. ft. new lawn.
This is not the product label. Always read and follow the product label before use.
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