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Scotts

Turf Builder 16 lb. 5,000 sq. ft. Starter Lawn Fertilizer

  • Grows new grass 70% thicker, 35% quicker versus unfed grass
  • Excellent nutrient balance for your developing lawn
  • Encourages faster root and blade development
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Product Overview

  • Grows new grass 70% thicker, 35% quicker versus unfed grass
  • Excellent nutrient balance for your developing lawn
  • Encourages faster root and blade development
Give your lawn or outdoor area a rich, beautiful look with the Scotts Turf Builder Starter Brand Fertilizer 5M. The water-smart formula helps improve your lawn's ability to absorb water and nutrients, and the high phosphorus content helps establish strong seedlings. The slow-release formula ensures extended feeding, and the fertilizer is kid and pet-friendly formula for safe use.
  • For use with new grass, plants and seedlings
  • Promotes quick root anchoring and blade development to get new grass off to a quick start
  • Water-smart formula improves your lawn's ability to absorb water and nutrients
  • Covers up to 5,000 sq. ft.
  • Lasts for up to 6 weeks
  • Won't burn your lawn
  • 22-24-4 fertilizer analysis provides the ideal balance of nutrients for your plants
  • What is the Best Fertilizer for my Yard?

Product Overview

  • Grows new grass 70% thicker, 35% quicker versus unfed grass
  • Excellent nutrient balance for your developing lawn
  • Encourages faster root and blade development
Model #: 21610-1
Sku #: 1002081145
Internet #: 300058756

Give your lawn or outdoor area a rich, beautiful look with the Scotts Turf Builder Starter Brand Fertilizer 5M. The water-smart formula helps improve your lawn's ability to absorb water and nutrients, and the high phosphorus content helps establish strong seedlings. The slow-release formula ensures extended feeding, and the fertilizer is kid and pet-friendly formula for safe use.

  • For use with new grass, plants and seedlings
  • Promotes quick root anchoring and blade development to get new grass off to a quick start
  • Water-smart formula improves your lawn's ability to absorb water and nutrients
  • Covers up to 5,000 sq. ft.
  • Lasts for up to 6 weeks
  • Won't burn your lawn
  • 22-24-4 fertilizer analysis provides the ideal balance of nutrients for your plants
  • What is the Best Fertilizer for my Yard?

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Price
$16.98
$23.48
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Ratings (923) (462) (359) (86)
Compatible Grass Type All Purpose,Bent Grass,Bermuda,Bluegrass,Centipede,Fescue,Rye,St. Augustine (Floratam),Tall Fescue,Zoysia All Purpose,Bent Grass,Bermuda,Bluegrass,Centipede,Fescue,Rye,St. Augustine (Floratam),Tall Fescue,Zoysia All Purpose,Bent Grass,Bermuda,Bluegrass,Centipede,Fescue,Rye,St. Augustine (Floratam),Tall Fescue,Zoysia All Purpose,Bent Grass,Bermuda,Bluegrass,Centipede,Fescue,Rye,St. Augustine (Floratam),Tall Fescue,Zoysia
Organic No No No No
Features No Additional Features Quickly Greens No Additional Features No Additional Features
Season Use All-Season All-Season All-Season All-Season
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Specifications

Dimensions

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)
5000
Package Size (lb.)
16.1
Product Depth (in.)
16
Product Height (in.)
3
Product Width (in.)
12 in

Details

Compatible Grass Type
All Purpose,Bent Grass,Bermuda,Bluegrass,Centipede,Fescue,Rye,St. Augustine (Floratam),Tall Fescue,Zoysia
Condition of lawn
Established/New
Dry Fertilizer Type
Dry Lawn Fertilizer
Features
No Additional Features
Longevity (weeks)
6
N-P-K Ratio
22-24-4
Organic
No
Post-Emergent Weed Control
No
Pre-Emergent Weed Control
No
Returnable
90-Day
Season Use
All-Season
Time release
Slow release

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Scotts No-Quibble Guarantee. If for any reason you, the consumer, are not satisfied after using this product, you are entitled to get your money back. Simply send us evidence of purchase and we will mail you a refund check promptly.

Specifications

Dimensions

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)
5000
Package Size (lb.)
16.1
Product Depth (in.)
16
Product Height (in.)
3
Product Width (in.)
12 in

Details

Compatible Grass Type
All Purpose,Bent Grass,Bermuda,Bluegrass,Centipede,Fescue,Rye,St. Augustine (Floratam),Tall Fescue,Zoysia
Condition of lawn
Established/New
Dry Fertilizer Type
Dry Lawn Fertilizer
Features
No Additional Features
Longevity (weeks)
6
N-P-K Ratio
22-24-4
Organic
No
Post-Emergent Weed Control
No
Pre-Emergent Weed Control
No
Returnable
90-Day
Season Use
All-Season
Time release
Slow release

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Scotts No-Quibble Guarantee. If for any reason you, the consumer, are not satisfied after using this product, you are entitled to get your money back. Simply send us evidence of purchase and we will mail you a refund check promptly.

Questions & Answers

Are Scotts fertilizer products pet safe?

Are Scotts fertilizer products pet safe?
Asked by: prada1
When used according to label instructions, plain fertilizers pose no health risks. Animals may reenter immediately after application. If you have any other questions, please contact us at 877-220-3089.
Answered by: ScottsCustomerCare
Date published: 2017-08-09

you never answered my original question. If its not available in store or online can we order sam...

you never answered my original question. If its not available in store or online can we order same?????
Asked by: biffer
Hi biffer, it appears that this TurfBuilder 16 lb. 5,000 sq. ft. Starter Fertilizer is a store exclusive item and only able to be bought in a Home Depot store. Unfortunately we do not sell it with online stock for purchase. If you are unable to see the store inventory or price it is most likely either not a stocked item in your area or no longer available for purchase from Homedepot.com. I would advise you visit or contact your local Home Depot store for pricing and availability and also for any potential special order option. Please follow the steps below to localize your Homedepot.com: 1. Localize Homedepot.com using your zip code (My Store Location: Change) 2. Choose the store where you want to pick up the item (Make this my Store) We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you for shopping Home Depot!
Answered by: THDSupport
Date published: 2017-03-31

you didn't answer my question, I simply asked if its not available via store or online can it be ...

you didn't answer my question, I simply asked if its not available via store or online can it be ordered.
Asked by: biffer
Hi biffer, it appears that this TurfBuilder 16 lb. 5,000 sq. ft. Starter Fertilizer is a store exclusive item and only able to be bought in a Home Depot store. Unfortunately we do not sell it with online stock for purchase. If you are unable to see the store inventory or price it is most likely either not a stocked item in your area or no longer available for purchase from Homedepot.com. I would advise you visit or contact your local Home Depot store for pricing and availability and also for any potential special order option. Please follow the steps below to localize your Homedepot.com: 1. Localize Homedepot.com using your zip code (My Store Location: Change) 2. Choose the store where you want to pick up the item (Make this my Store) We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you for shopping Home Depot!
Answered by: THDSupport
Date published: 2017-03-31

If its not available when it should be applied when will it be available or can we order same??

If its not available when it should be applied when will it be available or can we order same??
Asked by: biffer
Scotts Turf Builder Starter Lawn Food can be applied anytime that the grass is actively growing. You would want to check with your local Home Depot store or check the Home Depot website to see when they will have the product available.
Answered by: ScottsCustomerCare
Date published: 2017-03-13
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Customer Reviews

Turf Builder 16 lb. 5,000 sq. ft. Starter Lawn Fertilizer is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 86.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Get Ready To Mow Maryland had an excessive amount of rain in 2017-2018 which led to a lot of soil damage and grass damage. My usual fall planting with soil amendments worked OK but in Maryland you get used to planting seed every fall. I saw Scott's Turf Builder Starter for new grass and gave it a try in the fall of 2018. Results were good but winter set in and growth stopped. I then went out on a limb and tried a winter sowing along with an application of Scott's Starter food. I didn't expect much of a success rate but as soon as Spring showed up, my grass growth exploded. Grass grew where I thought is was impossible and grew it did. I don't know what Scott's secret is but this stuff works, almost too good. I usually mow once a week but now have been mowing twice a week. Expensive but it sure delivers.
Date published: 2019-05-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from When you can find it in the store, it works. Too many lawn fertilizers have too much nitrogen which spurs leaf growth but doesn't help root development. With grass, survival depends on healthy root structure. Also high nitrogen fertilizers can easily burn the lawn and set its growth back if over applied. Turf Builder Starter 24-24-4 is lower in nitrogen and contains phosphate and potash, necessary for good root development. Regardless of Scotts instructions, use a lower rate of application and apply more frequently - that will yield better results than a one heavy application. Refrain from fertilizing in very hot weather. Always water-in after applying or do it just before a forecasted rainfall. Within two weeks you will yield good results.
Date published: 2019-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It really works I just moved into my newly built home at the end of July 14. My land had top soil applied with hydroseed. I had been watering daily and had a lot of sprouts but also had a lot of bare/dry spots. I started researching and read some good things about Scott's products. I started researching and came across the food for new grass. I picked up a few bags and a spreader. I followed the instructions and applied on August 20 (5 days ago), just after my first mowing. I've continued my normal watering schedule and I am amazed at the difference I have seen in 5 days. The sprouts have really thickened up and taken root and the bald areas are starting to see more sprouts. I'm sure that as the weeks go by, the lawn will look better and better. In fact, my neighbors had their lot hydroseeded probably a month or more before mine and they even commented how much better my lawn looks than their own. I told them I watered, they said they did, also, I told them I used scott's fertilizer, they said, ahhhh.
Date published: 2014-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Green and Thick Quick! I over seeded the 1st of April and used this product right after re-seeding. It definitely made my lawn healthier, and bounced back quick from the bad winter we had. I received a lot of compliments from neighbors on how great my lawn looks! Used it as instructed. It was a brand new home built last summer and the sod was put down in the heat of summer that hurt it and looked like a mess. When September finally rolled around, I used Scott's Turf Builder WinterGuard Fall Lawn Food in early September and once more after the last mowing (November sometime). Those (2 applications of Scott's Turf Builder WinterGuard Fall Lawn in September and November along with Scott's Turf Builder Starter Food for New Grass in early April since I re-seeded) definitely helped make my lawn thick, healthy and green! It really looks amazing. Some of the different variation of grass length in the picture is due to a new underground irrigation system that the lawn is recovering from still.
Date published: 2014-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from this product has great features sorry I have used scotts grass seed many times but this time I had a large area and no time to wait for it to grow so I had to buy sod but after installing it I used scotts starter fertilizer for new grass.I had a few leftover pieces and I put them on my shrub bed which is filled with goose egg rocks, so I laid the sod right over the rocks and fed it starter fertz. low and behold I had to cut the grass 3x with my trimmer and its still looking great in the winter.great great product. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for Southern Lawn- new installed Zoysia Sod An amazing product! I applied it days four after Zoysia turf install. It really gave the new Zoysia sod a jump start to growth in the heat of the summer. This product is incredible! I recommend this as a starter as well as a regular fertilizer when lawns are starting to go “sideways”. The quick results are phnominal!
Date published: 2018-07-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 4 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2019-02-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 4 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2019-02-07
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