Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418)

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  • 10 lb.
  • Northern blend
  • Revolutionary seeding mix grows anywhere
  • Uses Water Smart technology
  • Contains everything you need for seeding success: special blend of grass seed, premium fertilizer and patented super absorbent planting mix
  • Just add sunshine and water - Let Scotts do the rest
  • 50% thicker with half the water
  • Absorbs and releases water like a sponge to keep the seed moist


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Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418)
 
3.2

(based on 210 reviews)

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  • 4 Stars

     

    (38)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (11)

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    (69)

61%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (152)
  • Effective (101)
  • Good directions (73)
  • Quality (65)
  • Value (30)

Cons

  • Didn't work as expected (83)
  • Pricey / poor value (15)
  • Doesn't work (4)

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    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    outstanding product

    I had my patio extended and had to build up a bank of soil to blend in with the existing lawn. I came upon the EZ Seed almost by accident and was sure glad...Read complete review

    I had my patio extended and had to build up a bank of soil to blend in with the existing lawn. I came upon the EZ Seed almost by accident and was sure glad I had. I was able to seed the new area easily with out a hassle. The product is easy to use, clean to handle and stays put when sewn. It requires so much less attention and since it is mulched, it stays where it's put. Since it's already fertilized there's no need to fertilize and no question of how much fertilizer to use. In short, it's an ideal product and not only was I pleased with it, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Did not work!

    Use of the product is quite easy. Unfortunately, no grass grew. There does not seem to be enough seed in the mixture. My next attempt is to use extra grass seed with the...Read complete review

    Use of the product is quite easy. Unfortunately, no grass grew. There does not seem to be enough seed in the mixture. My next attempt is to use extra grass seed with the mixture. Hopefully that will work. Please bring back Scotts premium sun & shade mix (in the gold bag). That was an excellent product. "New and improved" is rarely an improvement!

    Thank you, Natalie

    Reviewed by 210 customers

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    5.0

    No issues here

    By Jim99

    from Northern NJ

    Pros

    • easy to use
    • Effective
    • quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

        This grew very well, took about seven to ten days to start sprouting. One thing I will say is the top soil you use definitely matters. I was filling in an 80sqft section on one side of my front walk. I had been doing some work in the back and used half of a bag of Miracle Grow garden top soil which was left over, and then some cheap stuff I had planned to use to fill in some other areas out back. The spots I used the Miracle Grow top soil did great, came in lush and full. The spots I didn't use it, didn't. Blades here and there but not looking good. I knew I was going to have an issue pretty early on, because the cheap top soil would become dry and nearly rock hard while the Miracle Grow seemed to retain moisture better and would never end up like concrete. Pretty sure it's going to be tough for baby sprouts to get any roots into that stuff. So yeah, I would recommend testing in a small area with good top soil of your choice and you won't have any issues. Had I only used the cheap stuff I would have probably been giving a bad review, not realizing I all but made it impossible for anything to grow.

         
        5.0

        Finally growing grass!

        By kathycow

        from Dallas, GA, USA

        Pros

        • easy to use
        • Effective
        • Good directions
        • value

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

            This product is very simple to use. You must water!! And that's one of the best features. It tells you when to water! I have been trying to grow grass in my small fenced back yard for 3 years. I used the weed and feed in the late spring, and was impressed. So I decided to give the E Z SEED a try. I have grass growing in Georgia clay!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Did not work

            By BrandyDeA

            from Danvers, MA, USA

            Pros

              Cons

              • Didn't work as expected
              • did not grow as promised

              Best Uses

                Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                I bought the big 20lb bag, spread it in various spots on my lawn, and it never grew! I followed the instructions as directed and of course watered it regularly. What a waste, I really wish that it worked.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Quality seed that really grows anywhere!

                By b79812

                from Indiana, USA

                Pros

                • shake on loose ground and water

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                    Applied the seed on September 28 to the side of a sloped hill with sandy poor soil. The seed stayed on the hill and didn't wash away. By October 4 seedlings were popping up! Great product would highly recommend!!

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    3rd time is a charm

                    By MichaelSkahan

                    from Green Bay, WI, USA

                    Pros

                    • easy to use

                    Cons

                    • Expensive
                    • requires constant moisture

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                      This is the third time I am trying EZ Seed on a remote shady area in our generally thick lush lawn. The previous 2 times throughout this growing season, I have had limited success in this sparse area and moderate success in small bare spots or last winter's snow mold spots in the Spring. Generally I have more confidence in Scott's Patchmaster products that I have used for over 10 years, and have yet to gain confidence in EZ Seed. With the consistent rain we have had the last 4 days and more predicted I am hoping EZ seed performs this time. I raked in Scott's Soil for seeding, starter fertilizer and so looking for sprigs any day now.

                       
                      1.0

                      Tried 3 times - never worked

                      By gcoben

                      from Undisclosed

                      Pros

                      • easy to use
                      • Good directions

                      Cons

                      • Didn't work as expected

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                        Sorry, but I got nothing out of this product. I followed the instructions exactly, and nothing ever came of it, even after multiple tries. I figured because this product is so expensive, I must have done something wrong. I only wish I would have saved the receipts so that I could have used the money-back guarantee.

                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Helps to keep the seed moist until it sprouts.

                        By Sulinski17

                        from Pittsburgh, PA, USA

                        Pros

                        • easy to use
                        • Effective
                        • Good directions
                        • quality

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                            Helps to keep the seed moist until it sprouts. The resulting grass that grows is strong, healthy, and high quality.

                             
                            5.0

                            The name says it all!

                            By mkenny

                            from Westchester County, NY

                            Pros

                            • easy to use

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                Had used other grass seed in the past but this one always worked best for me with any holes I needed to fill!

                                 
                                5.0

                                Quick and easy!

                                By KimC

                                from NJ

                                Pros

                                • easy to use
                                • Effective
                                • quality

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                    Quick and easy way to grow grass! Grows pretty much anywhere. Put it down in some bare spots last week and it's already growing. Just put it down in the back yesterday.

                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Easy to use - quick growing

                                    By CarolMcM

                                    from Ohio

                                    Pros

                                    • easy to use
                                    • Effective

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                        Used for spots where grass had died. Pulled up dead grass, raked in grass seed, watered. New grass appeared within a week and looks great. Would highly recommend.

                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Excellent for reseeding small patches!

                                        By DDD2424

                                        from Nazareth, PA

                                        Pros

                                        • easy to use
                                        • Effective
                                        • quality

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                            I have used this product for over 2 years now and the EZ seed is very good. The new grass comes up quickly and thick!

                                            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Should be called Scott's Miracle EZ Seed

                                            By morekeena

                                            from Brigantine, NJ, USA

                                            Pros

                                            • easy to use
                                            • Effective
                                            • Good directions
                                            • quality
                                            • value

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                I used Scotts Turf Builder EZ Seed on a bare spot in my front yard and it worked like a miracle. It was so easy to use. Just rake, pour and water. And in a few weeks I had a lush green lawn where there was nothing. Thanks Scotts for helping make my lawn look great.

                                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                4.0

                                                So Easy

                                                By xlouiex

                                                from Chicago

                                                Pros

                                                • easy to use
                                                • Good directions

                                                Cons

                                                • Bad odor

                                                Best Uses

                                                  Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                  I wasn't sure if this product would, but I decide to buy it and to my surprise it work !

                                                   
                                                  5.0

                                                  Thick grass

                                                  By ctopp

                                                  from Virginia

                                                  Pros

                                                  • easy to use
                                                  • Effective

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                      Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                      I didn't even have to put the seed down as thick as suggested and it grew very dense. Great product. I used it for bare spots in yard.

                                                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                       
                                                      4.0

                                                      Effective product

                                                      By JG

                                                      from Philadelphia, PA

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Effective

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                          Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                          If you follow the instructions, the seeds will germinate within 7-10 days. Slightly expensive but the product works.

                                                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                           
                                                          5.0

                                                          High quality seed

                                                          By peterbishop

                                                          from Old Orchard Beach, ME, USA

                                                          Pros

                                                          • easy to use
                                                          • Effective
                                                          • Good directions
                                                          • quality
                                                          • value

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                              Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                              I used this product to fill in any area about 10 ft. by 8 ft. and it worked great. When I purchased the product, I even weighed the seed to see how close it came to what was listed on the container and found that Scott's put in almost an extra full pound of seed "above" what was listed on the plastic container. Thanks Scotts! I will use this product again in the future.

                                                               
                                                              5.0

                                                              Grass Grew In NO Time, At All!

                                                              By kmcintire

                                                              from Bartlett, TN, USA

                                                              Pros

                                                              • easy to use
                                                              • Effective
                                                              • Good directions
                                                              • quality
                                                              • value

                                                              Cons

                                                                Best Uses

                                                                  Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                                  We have two dogs that trample the grass down in a running pattern. We sprinkled the EZ Seed in the bare spots and our backyard has been transformed in just a few months! There is still a small trail, but this grass is a lot more resilient to the pets than what we had!

                                                                   
                                                                  4.0

                                                                  how quick

                                                                  By mkucia

                                                                  from Glendale Heights, IL, USA

                                                                  Pros

                                                                  • easy to use

                                                                  Cons

                                                                    Best Uses

                                                                      Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                                      I bought this product not knowing about the quality of scotts but Iam surely a long trem user from now on

                                                                       
                                                                      2.0

                                                                      Darned dog is killing my grass!

                                                                      By kshaw

                                                                      from Virginia Beach, VA

                                                                      Pros

                                                                      • easy to use

                                                                      Cons

                                                                      • Didn't work as expected

                                                                      Best Uses

                                                                        Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                                        I have tried this product and the EZ seed for dog repair, but neither has worked. I have prepared the soil, watered religiously, but grass just doesn't want to grow. My lawn (tall fescue) was beautiful before we got our pup about 5 months ago. Any suggestions what I can do, except sod and water after she pees each time???

                                                                         
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        Great for bare spots in my lawn

                                                                        By nulltsai

                                                                        from Kentucky, USA

                                                                        Pros

                                                                        • easy to use
                                                                        • Effective
                                                                        • Good directions
                                                                        • quality
                                                                        • value

                                                                        Cons

                                                                          Best Uses

                                                                            Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                                            I use Scotts Turf Builder EZ Seed to repair the bare spots in my lawn. It's easy to apply and highly effective. I saved a lot of money by doing this myself. I highly recommend it

                                                                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                             
                                                                            4.0

                                                                            Works As Advertised

                                                                            By Brandor

                                                                            from Puget Sound, Washington, USA

                                                                            Pros

                                                                            • Easy to use
                                                                            • Effective
                                                                            • Good directions
                                                                            • quality
                                                                            • value

                                                                            Cons

                                                                              Best Uses

                                                                                Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                                                As long as you follow the instructions on the caontainer you cant not have grass in just a few weeks. used this to seed where I pulled out some dead sod at my new home and now I cant tell the difference.

                                                                                 
                                                                                2.0

                                                                                Couldn't get to grow

                                                                                By vhissong

                                                                                from Phoenix, AZ

                                                                                Pros

                                                                                • Easy to use
                                                                                • Good directions

                                                                                Cons

                                                                                • Didn't work as expected

                                                                                Best Uses

                                                                                  Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                                                  I really can't give a good review because i could not get it to grow. I more or less wasted $60.00 on something that was guaranteed to grow. I couldn't get my money back because I mis-placed the receipt. I really like Scott products but I just can't give this product a good review. I am not sure if I just got a bad bag, but I was hoping for a beautiful front lawn and then it never produced. Now I may have to try it again when I can afford another 40 lb bag. Sorry Scotts.

                                                                                   
                                                                                  1.0

                                                                                  Doesn't grow anywhere or as fast as it promises

                                                                                  By David44

                                                                                  from NC

                                                                                  Pros

                                                                                  • Good directions

                                                                                  Cons

                                                                                  • Didn't work as expected

                                                                                  Best Uses

                                                                                    Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                                                    By no means do I have a green thumb, but I followed directions and I couldn't get the grass to grow.

                                                                                     
                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    Very quick way to fix spots on your lawn

                                                                                    By Klein

                                                                                    from Cincinnati, OH, USA

                                                                                    Pros

                                                                                    • Easy to use
                                                                                    • Effective
                                                                                    • Quality

                                                                                    Cons

                                                                                      Best Uses

                                                                                        Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                                                        Had some dead spots on my lawn from last years drought, put down a good layer of EZ Seed and within a few weeks you could not find the spots. Blended if perfectly with my existing grass and with almost no work.

                                                                                         
                                                                                        1.0

                                                                                        Product did not work as advertised.

                                                                                        By Lynnwood

                                                                                        from High Point

                                                                                        Pros

                                                                                          Cons

                                                                                          • Didn't work as expected

                                                                                          Best Uses

                                                                                            Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                                                            I followed the directions and the product came up and then died.

                                                                                             
                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                            Easy to grow, just keep wet

                                                                                            By pjones

                                                                                            from Church Hill, TN, USA

                                                                                            Pros

                                                                                            • Easy to use
                                                                                            • Effective
                                                                                            • Good directions

                                                                                            Cons

                                                                                              Best Uses

                                                                                                Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                                                                Have a lot of trees and just a little direct sun. Dug out the moss in my back yard and decided to use EZ Seed as a last resort for new grass. After raking in the EZ Seed, just kept it wet and I got a beautiful backyard of green grass.

                                                                                                 
                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                Works Great

                                                                                                By MaryBethPor

                                                                                                from Connecticut, USA

                                                                                                Pros

                                                                                                • Easy to use
                                                                                                • Effective
                                                                                                • Quality

                                                                                                Cons

                                                                                                  Best Uses

                                                                                                    Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                                                                    Easy to use, Grass grew in beautiful! Used on several spots in my yard, I sprinkled it on and watered it twice, then I forgot about it..but it grew, no weeds either.

                                                                                                     
                                                                                                    2.0

                                                                                                    this product is questionable

                                                                                                    By sigi

                                                                                                    from milwaukee,wi

                                                                                                    Pros

                                                                                                    • Good directions

                                                                                                    Cons

                                                                                                    • Didn't work as expected

                                                                                                    Best Uses

                                                                                                      Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                                                                      I tried to use this product and still cannot get grass to grow even have scotts lawn service

                                                                                                       
                                                                                                      5.0

                                                                                                      Good product

                                                                                                      By ytp

                                                                                                      from ny

                                                                                                      Pros

                                                                                                      • Easy to use
                                                                                                      • Effective

                                                                                                      Cons

                                                                                                        Best Uses

                                                                                                          Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                                                                          Used this a number of times with very good results.

                                                                                                           
                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                          Great for Seeding

                                                                                                          By pschaus

                                                                                                          from Rio Rancho, NM

                                                                                                          Pros

                                                                                                          • Easy to use
                                                                                                          • Effective
                                                                                                          • Good directions
                                                                                                          • Quality

                                                                                                          Cons

                                                                                                          • a little expensive but worth it

                                                                                                          Best Uses

                                                                                                            Comments about Scotts® 10lb Northern Blend Turf Builder Ez Seed Sun & Shade Grass Seed (17418):

                                                                                                            We used the Turf Builder EZ Seed in the spring and had wonderful results--just about all the seeded areas produced wonderful thick grass. Going to try it after the weather cools down a bit in Sept.

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