Scotts Lawn Care Questions

Scotts lawn care products combine several elements such as fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides to help you maintain a healthy lawn. Scotts lawn seeding products combine all of the above with mulch and seed to help you successfully seed and grow a new lawn. The Scotts Product Finder can help you select the right product for your location and grass type.

How Can I Help my Spring Lawn?

Scotts offers a number of products that combine fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides the company says are optimized for your lawn in the spring. Scotts Lawn Pro Super Turf Builder with Halts Crab Grass Preventer combines high nitrogen fertilizer (36-3-4) with the herbicide N-(1-Ethylpropyl)-3,4-dimethyl-2,6-dinitrobenzenamine, sometimes known as pendimethalin or penoxalin, to minimize crab grass growth. This product is generally recommended for early spring. Scotts Lawn Pro Super Turf Builder with Plus 2 Weed Control provides a high nitrogen fertilizer (28-3-3) with several herbicides, including propanoic acid and acetic acid, to help control dandelion growth. This product is generally recommended for mid to late spring.

How Can I Help my Summer Lawn?

As your lawn's needs change as spring changes to summer, Scotts offers a product to help maintain your lawn in the hottest time of year. Scott's Turf Builder with SummerGuard offers a high nitrogen fertilizer (28-3-8 or 30-3-4, depending on the exact product). Different formulations of SummerGuard contain different herbicides and pesticides.

How Can I Help my Fall Lawn?

Fertilizing your lawn in the fall can help provide nutrients that will help it begin healthy growth in the spring. Scotts Lawn Pro Super Turf Builder with WinterGuard comes in a number of specific formulations suitable for different lawns and grasses. The product is based on various high nitrogen fertilizers (26-3-12, 24-0-10, 24-3-12, or others, depending on the formulation) with different herbicides and pesticides for different lawn types.

Does Scotts Offer Grass Seeds?

Scotts offers a number of grass seed for either seeding a new lawn or re-seeding bare patches in existing lawns. Scotts grass seeds combine fertilizer, herbicide and mulches which the company says helps to ensure proper germination and growing of new grass. Some Scotts grass seeds are encased in a mulch layer to help maintain proper moisture for seed germination and growth.

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