National Geographic : 1979 Mar
They used to call this fingergrass because it reached out like a lot of fingers and everywhere it Sent it put down more roots. SPulling it up was awful. It was tied to the ground. Anyway, some thirteen years ago we came up with an easy way to get rid of it. You just keep it from ever coming up. SCrabgrass isan annual that dies every fall. That's when tu it spreads its seeds-up to 90,000 from just one plant. Those seeds will start to sprout about the middle of spring and by late summer you'll Shave regular mats of the stuff chok ing your good grass. (Good grass loves cool weather, crabgrass loves hot weather.) SOur TurfBuilder Plus Halts' keeps Sthose seeds from sprouting. All it takes is half an hour with your spreader in early spring before the seeds get started. The "Halts" part isthe crab grass preventer. The "Turf Builder" Part is Scotts* lawn fertilizer. So you'll be giving your good grass an early feeding at the same time you Prevent the crabgrass. We make Turf Builder' with our special kind of slow-release nitrogen so that your lawn will go on getting © 1979, The 0. M . Scott & Sons Company. rights reserved. JIQl i^\l leaf and like dand You have to get up, and our Tur do that job for y We sell Turf i with the plainest "If for any reaso fled with result uct, you are ent money back.Si of purchase an refund check p' Are yo pulling u We put this Bye If you can't t other, your nea can help. He kr in your neighb charge for advi what you buy.i toll-free in the of the Mississip b N' *' }l food for up to two months, "a ' . just when it ._ Needs itto get C good and thick. .e Now, Halts works fine for annual grassy weeds like crabgrass, Sbut it won't do any Sthing for broad Ivine-type weeds lions and chickweed. them after they come e rf Builder Plus 2 will uilder Plus Halts stguarantee we know: n you are not satis safter using this prod itled to get your mply send us evidence dwe will mail you a romptly." u still p crabgrass? a"Halt"to ars ago. 11 one weed from an rest Scotts Lawn ProTM lows what's growing -* orhood and doesn't ce. You only pay for For his address call us Continental U.S.: east )pi800-543-1415; west F of the Mississippi 800-543-0091; and in Ohio 800-762-4010. ^ If you want our address, it's Marys ville, Ohio 43040. « Don't worry about the street.We don't have that many. "