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Soil Moist

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Soil Moist Granules is a must-have product for homeowners who love their lawn and garden. These water-absorbing polymers are capable of retaining up to 200 times their weight in water. As a result, they substantially decrease the need for watering, potentially cutting it by 50%. This product is perfect for those who want to save time and money on watering their plants, all the while guaranteeing their plants remain nourished and thriving.

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Soil Moist Granules, packaged in a convenient 3 oz. size, is a synthetic super absorbent copolymer designed to revolutionize your watering routine. These granules are engineered for prolonged effectiveness, typically lasting 3–5 years, making them suitable for a variety of landscaping and growth applications. Whether you’re addressing transplanting, battling soil compaction, or nurturing plants indoors and outdoors, Soil Moist Granules have got you covered.

Soil Moist Granules swell significantly when mixed with soil and hold moisture efficiently, saving you water and effort. They cater to various plant types, including grass plugs, trees, shrubs, flower beds, gardens, containers, and hanging baskets. Ideal for new lawns, grass plugs, and transplanting, they reduce water requirements and lessen transplant shock and soil compaction.

Note: Soil Moist must be incorporated into the soil at the root level of the plant/green good. Do not top dress or place on the surface. All of our products should be kept out of drains. Dispose of in trash container. If material should enter a drain, add table salt and flush with hot water. Although our products are non-toxic and environmentally safe, they are not food products and should not be taken internally. Keep out of reach of children, or children should be supervised by an adult when handling these products.

  • Cuts watering frequency by up to 50%, saving time and money.
  • Minimizes transplant shock by preserving moisture for healthy, hydrated plants.
  • Reduces soil compaction, fostering healthy root growth and improved soil structure.
  • Highly absorbent, capable of holding up to 200 times its weight in water.
  • Perfect for small planting pots and vegetable gardens, preventing summer withering.
  • Environmentally safe and synthetic, an eco-friendly choice for gardening.

One 3 oz. packet covers approximately 3 plug trays, offering cost-effective and eco-friendly water management. Soil Moist Granules empower you to maintain thriving plants while conserving water and effort.

APPLICATION SCHEDULE

For Transplanting Plugs and Other Plants: Dig your hole for the plugs or plants. Then sprinkle a small amount into the hole and insert the plug or plant into the hole. Refill with soil as needed. Water liberally to ensure the Soil Moist polymers absorb and store the water.

Optional: Pre-mix the Soil Moist Granules with water in a bucket to use as a root dip optionally. To do this, pour the desired amount of dry Soil Moist Granules into a bucket or container, add water, and mix. Dip the roots of your grass plugs or plant into the mixture prior to planting.

For Turf/Sodding: Use Soil Moist Granules at a rate of six lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft. or 300 lbs. per acre if worked into the soil at a five to six inches. Use four to five pounds per 1000 sq. ft. (175–225 lbs. per acre) if worked into the soil at three to four inches. We recommend five pounds per 1,000 sq. ft. at depth of four inches for sandy soils. Broadcast the polymer with a spreader or drop seeder for even disbursement. Work into the soil, spread seed or lay sod, roll and soak thoroughly. If applying grass seed, you may want to use SOIL MOIST SEED COAT.

For Other Established Plants: Make holes in the soil with a pencil or similar object and be careful not to damage the roots of the plant if already planted. Add the required amount of Soil Moist following the application instructions on the back of the package. Then water liberally so the granules can absorb the water.

INSTRUCTIONS

For Transplanting Plugs and Other Plants:

  1. Dig the hole for your plugs or plants.
  2. Sprinkle a small amount of Soil Moist Granules into the hole (1/2 tsp.).
  3. Insert the plug or plant into the hole.
  4. Refill the hole with soil as necessary.
  5. Water generously to allow Soil Moist polymers to absorb and store the water.

Optional: Pre-mix the Soil Moist Granules with water in a bucket to use as a root dip optionally. To do this, pour the desired amount of dry Soil Moist Granules into a bucket or container, add water, and mix. Dip the roots of your grass plugs or plant into the mixture prior to planting.

For Turf/Sodding:

  1. Calculate application rate:
    1. Use 6 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft. or 300 lbs. per acre at a depth of 5–6 inches.
    2. Alternatively, for a depth of 3–4 inches, apply 4–5 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft. (175–225 lbs. per acre).
    3. For sandy soils at a depth of 4 inches, we recommend 5 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft.
  2. Achieve even distribution: Broadcast the polymer with a spreader or drop seeder.
  3. Work it into the soil.
  4. Proceed with your desired landscaping activity, whether spreading seed or laying sod.
  5. Roll and ensure thorough soaking to activate the Soil Moist Granules.

For Broad Area Treatment

  1. Apply 1 lb. of Soil Moist per 100 square feet of ground area.
  2. Spread the polymer and work into the soil at a depth of three to four inches.

For Other Established Plants:

  1. Create holes in the soil using a pencil or a similar tool, taking care not to harm existing plant roots
  2. Follow the application guidelines on the package to determine the appropriate quantity of Soil Moist to add or refer to the table below for container gardens.
  3. Liberally water the area, allowing the granules to absorb the moisture.

Add onto your order of grass plugs and these will ship in the box with them so you have it all when you’re ready to get planting.

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A.P. (Chicago, IL)
Quality grass

Plugs held up good and are starting to spread

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David G. (Williamsburg, VA)
Dave in Williamsburg

This stuff is magic. It must be the same composition of the absorbing material in diapers. I used a very small amount for each Bermuda plug and each deposit swelled up by a factor of maybe 1000.! No exaggeration. Haven't lost a plug yet.

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J.B. (Mt. Pleasant, SC)
Great Addition to my Plug Tray Order

I used Soil Moist when I planted Grass Plugs. The soil moist really helped with establishing the plugs. My first order of plugs I didn't use the soil moist this most recent one I added this to my order and it really helped.

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Joe B. (Mt. Pleasant, SC)
Great Addition to my Plug Tray Order

My plugs took off after planting. The first time I planted plugs I didn't use Soil Moist. This second time I did, and it really helped spur on more growth.

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