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    Lawn Fertilizer

    Does anyone know if there is a big difference between the Scotts brand lawn fertilizer and the Menards brand? The Mendards brand seems to be about 1/4 of the price of Scotts. Is Scotts worth the extra money?



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    Re: Lawn Fertilizer

    I've been using the Menard's brand and have been happy with it. No difference that I can tell.



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    Re: Lawn Fertilizer

    There is a 3rd brand that Menards sells and i havent been to happy with that one. It looks just like the Menards brands, the color of the bag at least, just bigger. I like the Menards brand as well.


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    Re: Lawn Fertilizer

    Nitrogen is nitrogen. No reason to pay for Scott's brand. Proper timing and rate of application is what matters most.



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    Re: Lawn Fertilizer

    Quote Originally Posted by blizzisu View Post
    Nitrogen is nitrogen. No reason to pay for Scott's brand. Proper timing and rate of application is what matters most.
    This is what I thought also. Just wanted to get the opinion of others



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    Re: Lawn Fertilizer

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones1 View Post
    Does anyone know if there is a big difference between the Scotts brand lawn fertilizer and the Menards brand? The Mendards brand seems to be about 1/4 of the price of Scotts. Is Scotts worth the extra money?
    As long as the Analysis is the same (ie 15-15-15) they are required by law to have the same nutrient value. The difference would be the quality of fertilizer. Some nitrogen is time release encapsulated. The capsule will dissolve with heat and release nitrogen.



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    Re: Lawn Fertilizer

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones1 View Post
    Does anyone know if there is a big difference between the Scotts brand lawn fertilizer and the Menards brand? The Mendards brand seems to be about 1/4 of the price of Scotts. Is Scotts worth the extra money?
    Grow a pair and do 1/2 your lawn with one and 1/2 with the other. (don't )


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    Re: Lawn Fertilizer

    I ran out of my scotts bag and so I used the generic menards brand instead to finish the lawn. You couldn't tell where the bag changed over. I will never buy the Scotts again.



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    Re: Lawn Fertilizer

    Quote Originally Posted by mkadl View Post
    Grow a pair and do 1/2 your lawn with one and 1/2 with the other. (don't )
    grow a pair? i didn't know it took a pair to do that



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    Re: Lawn Fertilizer

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones1 View Post
    Does anyone know if there is a big difference between the Scotts brand lawn fertilizer and the Menards brand? The Mendards brand seems to be about 1/4 of the price of Scotts. Is Scotts worth the extra money?
    I have used Menards before and been pleased with it, but I can tell you the generic I've been most pleased with over the years is Kmart's K-Gro brand.



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