To ensure uniform lawn color, it’s best to apply this fertilizer using a rotary spreader; follow instructions concerning its use. Never fill the spreader on the lawn. Sweep up any spills and water well to reduce the risk of burning the lawn. When stopping or turning, shut off the spreader. Avoid applying to sidewalks, patio and paths. Sweep up fertilizer that falls on concrete or asphalt. Apply 3 to 4.5 kg / 100 square meter (1 to 10 Ilb / 1000 sq ft. For a uniform application, spread half in one direction and half at right angles. To activate Numix 12-0-8 summer lawn fertilizer formula and accelerate the release of nutriments, water well immediatly after application, or apply before rain. This fertilizer is part of a complete lawn fertilizer program.