Lady Bug Brand All Purpose Fertilizer 8-2-4

Description:
All-Purpose 8-2-4 formula is burn-free and perfect for every part of your garden, including herbs, vegetables, and flower gardens. If you are preparing your lawn for winter, its slow release of nutrients even helps to prevent damage from the cold. The organic nutrients in our All-Purpose Fertilizer are derived from composted turkey litter, hydrolyzed feather meal, molasses, and sulfate of potash. As a lawn, tree, or shrub fertilizer, All-Purpose Fertilizer should be applied two to three times a year at the rate of 6 lbs. per 1,000 square feet.

Available in: 6 lb. & 25 lb. bags

Application Rates:
– 1 lb. equals 3 cups. At an 8-2-4 ratio, apply 6 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft. For a 4-1-2 ratio, apply 3 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft.
– For lawns: apply All Purpose Fertilizer in early April or after the first mowing and again in early October. Fall feeding is very important! Apply at the rate of 6 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft.
– For trees: for each diameter inch of the trunk, broadcast ¼” of All Purpose Fertilizer under the canopy.
– For shrubs: side-dress with All Purpose Fertilizer around shrubs in spring, summer, and fall at the rate of 6 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft.
– For vegetables and flowers: side-dress or broadcast All Purpose Fertilizer around the garden area at the rate of 1 lb. per 3 cups per 100 sq. ft.
– For herbs: side-dress or broadcast with All Purpose Fertilizer over the garden area at the rate of 1 lb. or 3 cups per 500 sq. ft.
– For container plantings: use 1 ½ tbsp. of All Purpose Fertilizer for each gallon of the container.

Lawn Spreader Settings
All Purpose 8-2-4 Fertilizer works best when applied in early April or after the first mowing and again in early October. Fall fertilizing is very important!  When using a spreader, please choose the setting on your spreader that applies 6 lbs. of fertilizer per 1,000 sq. ft.  The rate of fertilizer distribution may vary due to walking speed and ground conditions.

Spreader settings:

Craftsman – 3
Craftsman Drop – 7
Cyclone – 4.25
Earthway – 14.25
Lely – 4.5
LESCO HD – 1 7
LESCO R-94 – 7.5
LESCO Rotary (80# & 100#) – 15
Ortho – 3
Ortho Drop – 6 or 7
Ortho Whirlybird – 7
Precision – 6

Red Devil – 6
Republic – 3
Scotts – 6
Scott’s Accu Green – 7.25
Scott’s Easy Green – 26.25
Scott’s Standard – 6
Scott’s Speedy Green 1000 – 6
Scott’s Speedy Green 2000 – 7
Scott’s Speedy Green 3000 – 6
Spyker – 4.5
True Temper 1500 \ 5000 – 5.5
Vicon – 28