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Kellogg Garden Organics

Model 653

Internet #100427389

Store SKU #623782

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2 cu. ft. Topper Lawn Soil for Seed and Sod

  • OMRI-listed Organic Lawn Soil
  • Enriched with Starter Fertilizer
  • Helps Seeds Germinate Fast

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Kellogg Garden Organics Topper is the perfect topdressing and soil amendment for your lawn. It’s made with natural ingredients. If you’re laying down sod, seeding a new lawn or over-seeding your lawn in the spring or fall, you can trust Topper to deliver a greener, more dense turf. Topper is enriched with a starter fertilizer to help new lawns get off to a good start and improve existing lawns with a nice boost. Topper also helps with moisture retention so water will drain deep into the soil to encourage deep root growth. This promotes a strong, healthy lawn, and a healthy lawn means less weeds and pests. Topper is registered with the Organics Materials Review Institute (OMRI), the leading independent, third party accreditor of USDA’s National Organic Program. OMRI reviews all ingredients from the source, ensuring products are truly organic – no cutting corners. Look for the OMRI logo on all Kellogg Garden Organics soils and fertilizers, proving Kellogg Garden Organics products are credible organic products. We stand behind our product with our 100% guarantee that you’ll grow a thicker, greener lawn. And you can rest assured that you can reseed your lawn with your children or pets nearby because our products don’t contain harmful chemicals. Since 1925, we’ve been a family-owned and operated manufacturer of organic soils and fertilizers. We use the best, locally made products to help you be a more successful gardener – organically.

  • Enriched with starter fertilizer
  • Helps seeds germinate fast
  • Grow a thicker, greener lawn - guaranteed
  • All natural
  • 100% satisfaction guaranteed

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How many square feet does one bag cover for seeding a new lawn

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Howdy Anonymous,
Each 2 cubic foot bag of Topper covers about 100 square feet or a 10 X 10 foot area.
happy sodding,
Coach Dave
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What if my dog eats it. Is it safe if ingested?

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Since Topper is an organic and all natural product, there is nothing in it that would be toxic to dogs. Of course, however, it is not pet food, so pets should not be allowed to eat it. If they ingest a small amount it may give them a stomach ache; if they ingest a large amount you should seek attention from a veterinarian, as it may cause a blockage in their system.
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Says enriched with starter fertilizer. If seeding new lawn should I add additional fertilizer?

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I believe you do not need fertilizer until 3 months (after germination). Make sure you rake your ground well before putting the topper ( minimum 1" thick), then seed, then lightly cover the seeds with another 1" of topper. You need to water the area minimum 3 times a days until the grass is about 2" tall; then you can water before 7 am and after sunset.
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Hi Gardener,
Yes, you should add the appropriate starter fertilizer when you apply lawn seed. While the Lawn Soil is enriched, the nutritive values of this product are .3-.1-.1.
Starter fertilizer typically has a value of about 18-25-10.
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-Travis
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Can this product also be used for a vegetable garden. We have extra left over. Thanks

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I would assume so, but you'd want to add fertilizer to it
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Hi Dave. I'd suggest mixing it in with some other soil/dirt from your garden, but yeah that would definitely work!
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Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 11 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Topper soil works I used the topper soil for the new seeds. Germination started after 6 days. September 6, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Better than the "Big Name Brands" I used this as an amendment for the native soil, which has a high alkaline base. Seeded lawn area, and within days, had grass popping up. Was able to grow a beautiful lawn in the 105 degree heat using this product. Also works great as a topper when you want to get a jump start on the spring growing season! Highly recommend for first time lawn artists April 2, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by This stuff is great for the price Used this topper soil to lay about a 1/2" of soil over new grass seed when it was 110 degrees out. It's great quality and feels like garden soil, very impressed. I got about 50 sq ft out of a bag. June 16, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Bulk Topper - Used In Conjunction With Others I would recommend this product if used in conjunction with other toppers. This is a great bulk purchase and should be used to fill in the gaps or hit targeted spots for over-topping. I have bought this product from time to time over the years. Sometimes you get a really great batch that is nearly all soil. Other times you get some dryer that looks like clay dust. I think that is just the way it is processed and packaged. I will say I got more good soil than dry soil, but it is worth noting that it does happen. I especially like this topper as filler in the garden. You get twice as much as other name brands for the price. So in that regards and if used properly, works for me! December 15, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Grew weeds uncontrollably Bought several of these bags on the recommendation of a personal friend who is a landscaper. Used as directed to grow new grass seed. Worked, but grew tons of weeds that I worked hard and prepped for months to avoid. Weed types were not previously present, so I know they came from an outside source. Would look at other options next time. April 19, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by best purchase THIS PRODUCT NO SMELL AND COVER WHOLE GRASS AND NOW I HAVE A DARK GREEN GRASS. October 22, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good Topper! It is good feed for your lawn. Lay a thin layer and rake it in once a year. Water and your grass is good to go. Not bad for the price compared to the other stuff out there. Some mixes have mushroom spores so white mushrooms may pop up on your lawn. I got about 12 or so mushrooms and picked them out slowly so no spores spread. They looked good enough to eat but... October 9, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Works Over the last few months I must have used about 30 bags of this soil to attempt to recover my dying lawn in Southern California. I have used it with grass seed as well as Sod. Grass seed germinates in about 7 days and grows very fast. Put this down, and cover with sod and the sod grows dark green and thick. Works great. Recently I have just been dumping this soil over some of areas of my lawn that are half alive (fescue), raking it out to thinly cover an area and watering. The grass immediately begins to take off and turns dark green within 7 days. Much more than the adjacent area that is also watered and does not have this soil on it. Sometimes (1 out of 10) the grass will turn yellow in 3 days making me think it is going to burn- but then it recovers and turns dark green and grows rapidly. Perhaps some bags have more fertilizer than others which causes this temporary yellow response? Just my guess. Anyway, I wish they had larger bags and that this was cheaper. Smells bad (meaning good to a farmer) for about 5 days after application. July 31, 2012
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