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Nature Safe fertilizers are constructed meal-based fertilizers derived from feed grade proteins such as meat, bone, blood, poultry, fish and feather meals as well as bakery by-products and humates, not waste by-products. Nature Safe has the highest amino acid concentration of any commercial fertilizer ensuring product consistency and nutrient availability, resulting in an extremely predictable release.

Nature Safe promotes great turf color and builds stress tolerance. The slow, even feed minimizes top growth and enhances microbial activity to reduce thatch. Nutrition and fertility are critical to building root mass, improving density, and enhancing overall disease management properties to protect your turf.

Features and Benefits

Product Composition
Nature Safe is a blend of various plant and animal meals that are a balance of sugars, starches, carbohydrates, proteins and fats. These meals contain essential natural amino acids, chelated secondary elements, vitamins and enzymes. The all natural ingredients in Nature Safe supply the food energy that increases the number of natural microbes found in the soil, as well as provide the basic nutrients needed for healthy plant growth, which improve overall turf quality.

Product Efficiency
Soil microbes, soil temperature and moisture naturally control and regulate the slow release rate of Nature Safe. This controlled rate of release promotes an improved playing surface.

Growth Factors
Nature Safe is a high organic WIN fertilzer with minimal leaching and volatilization. The slow microbial release rate promotes excellent efficiency as well as excellent color, density and even growth. This makes Nature Safe ideal for applications around sensitive environmental areas such as wetlands, streams and lakes.

  • A 90% slow-release organic fertilizer that promotes excellent residual color and density with slow, even growth.
  • A constructed meal-based product that supplies the plant nutrients for healthy turfgrass growth in a wide range of soil types, pH and weather conditions.
  • Enhanced with food energies from yeast, sugars, carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and enzymes. Together these increase the natural soil microbes which aid in rooting, stress tolerance, thatch reduction and disease management.
  • Contains humus as a soil condition to buffer salts and improve the nutrient holding capacity of soils.
  • A low salt in dex organic fertilizer ideal for hot weather applications to promote turf recovery and increase wear and stress tolerance.
  • Ideal for new grow-in situations by adding organic content to increase the number of soil microbes and reduce nutrient loss.
  • A balanced carbon to nitrogen ratio for continuous nutrient availability and a replacement for organic matter lost from clippings removal.
  • Natural chelated secondary elements provide a complete and value-added nutrient package for optimizing IPM program effectiveness.
  • Contains carbon, vitamins and enzymes needed for basic metabolic processes within the plant.
  • A complete nutrient packed fertility product that improves the effectiveness of other sound turf management practices and maximizes fertility value.

Turf Programs and Application Rates

Nature Safe programs were designed to create IPM synergy. This synergy balances traditional turf management methods inclusive of chemical and cultural tools with the biological benefits of Nature Safe. These programs meet the demands for improved turf quality for all soil and turf types. The key to success with Nature Safe is the cumulative effects of the product to improve soil health which impacts plant health.

Nature Safe is a foundational product to be used monthly during the growing season at various applied rates. Click the link below to visit our regional program approaches.

Region Specific Programs & Application Rates

Lawn Care operators across the country are switching to Nature Safe. Their client’s yards look like a country club. A Nature Safe program results in turf with great color and density that is well rooted and resists diseases. Since Nature Safe is all natural and organic, it’s safe for children and pets. Increase your customer satisfaction and retention with Nature Safe.

Nature Safe’s ingredients include blood meal and bone meal, ideal for your floral fertility needs. Flower beds will benefit from a Nature Safe program with improved flower stand, bloom set, color and intensity. Overall, plants will be healthier with better roots and stems.

Features and Benefits

Product Composition
Nature Safe is a blend of various plant and animal meals that are a balance of sugars, starches, carbohydrates, proteins and fats. These meals contain essential natural amino acids, chelated secondary elements, vitamins and enzymes. The all natural ingredients in Nature Safe supply the food energy that increases the number of natural microbes found in the soil, as well as provide the basic nutrients needed for healthy plant growth, which improve overall turf quality.

Product Eficiency
Soil microbes, soil temperature and moisture naturally control and regulate the slow release rate of Nature Safe. This controlled rate of release promotes an improved playing surface.

Growth Factors
Nature Safe is a high organic WIN fertilzer with minimal leaching and volatilization. The slow microbial release rate promotes excellent efficiency as well as excellent color, density and even growth. This makes Nature Safe ideal for applications around sensitive environmental areas such as wetlands, streams and lakes.

  • Builds root mass.
  • Increases turf density.
  • Builds stress tolerance.
  • Minimizes top growth.
  • Reduces thatch.
  • Enhances disease and water management.
  • Safe for children and pets.
  • Low salt index will not burn your lawn.
  • Weeds are naturally controlled when turf thickens.
  • Contains n o manure or sewage sludges.

Lawn & Landscape Programs

Nature Safe programs meet the demands for improved turf quality for all soil and turf types. The key to success with Nature Safe is the cumulative effects of the product to improve soil health which impacts plant health.

Nature Safe is a foundational product to be used monthly during the growing season at various applied rates. Listed below are some major benefits to the different program approaches. For specific rates and timing, please contact your local Nature Safe Professional.

Spring/Fall Aeration Programs
After aeration, Nature Safe aids in turf recovery by providing a slow, even feed which stimulates shoot and root growth. This is an excellent application to help weather weakened turf.

Fall Dormant Feed Program
After the top growth has slowed, apply Nature Safe as a dormant feed for the turf. As the soil temperatures fluctuate, the Nature Safe release rate is slowly metered out for terrific spring color.

Summer Stress & Disease Management Program
Nature Safe offers a slow, even feed to the turf supplying the needed plant nutrition during extreme periods of heat. The low salt index will not burn during times of high humidity and heat stress, while minimizing disease pressure.

Environmental Program
Nature Safe is ideal for environmentally sensitive areas. It can be applied around lakes, streams and wetland areas and will not leach.

Grow-In Program
Nature Safe offers an exceptional program to establish turf seedlings, saving valuable time during the grow-in of new turf. It also provides the food energy necessary to replenish natural soil microbes.

 

Promote healthier soil, higher yields, improved crop quality, and less disease with Nature Safe Natural & Organic Fertilizers.

Nature Safe’s 13-0-0 is the highest organic nitrogen formulation in an OMRI Listed™ (Organic Materials Review Institute) product. Made from quality proteins, Nature Safe releases up to 12 times the available nitrogen versus manure. This results in more fertility value for improved application efficiency. Increase the return on your investment with Nature Safe Natural & Organic Fertilizers.

Nature Safe 5-6-6, 8-3-5, 8-5-5, 9-6-1, 10-2-8 and 13-0-0 are OMRI Listed Products and are allowed under NOP guidelines validating its use in the production of organic certified crops and can be used without restrictions. Click here for OMRI Certificates.

Features & Benefits

  • Contains no manures.  Provides a balance of N-P-K, calcium, sulfur, magnesium, iron, trace, minerals, and micronutrients.
  • Highest nitrogen concentration of any organic fertilizer.
  • Reduces the need for frequent applications and maximizes fertility efficiency.
  • Complete and predictable release of nutrients.  Controlled release granules deliver a long, balanced feed that will not leach.  The water insoluble nitrogen will slowly release for 8-12 weeks.
  • Adds organic matter to soil and serves as an organic source of nutrients.  Beneficial microorganisms break down organic matter making nutrients extremely available to the plant.
  • Improves soil structure and allows oxygen and moisture to penetrate the soil impacting overall water management effectiveness.
  • Long-term applications will not result in excess phosphorus levels in the soil.
  • Accelerates the release of manure derived nutrients.
  • Will not burn young plants or tender roots.
  • Extremely low salt and moisture content.

Amount of Nature Safe Needed to Deliver

the Following Pounds of Nitrogen Per Acre

Formulation

50 Lbs. N

100 Lbs. N

150 Lbs. N

200 Lbs. N

13-0-0
385 lbs.
769 lbs.
1,154 lbs.
1,538 lbs.
10-2-8
500 lbs.
1,000 lbs.
1,500 lbs.
2,000 lbs.
9-6-1 556 lbs. 1,250 lbs. 1,875 lbs. 2,500 lbs.
8-5-5
625 lbs.
1,250 lbs.
1,875 lbs.
2,500 lbs.
8-3-5 625 lbs. 1,250 lbs. 1,875 lbs. 2,500 lbs.
5-6-6
556 lbs.
2,000 lbs.
3,000 lbs.
4,000 lbs.



Bulk density weights are approximations. There is a modest amount of variability. All weights are pounds per cubic foot.
Formulation
Lbs./Cubic Ft.
5-6-6 F
50.0
8-3-5 C 44.0
8-5-5 P
51.0
9-6-1 U 34.6
10-2-8 F
41.0
10-2-8 C
42.0
13-0-0 SF
37.5
13-0-0 C
39.0
13-0-0 P
43.0

Cover all your bases with Nature Safe!  Playing fields experience year-long stress from soccer, baseball and football. To ensure the turf can handle the pressure, a Nature Safe program will improve playing conditions by emphasizing overall soil and plant health. The turf’s recovery process is enhanced by increasing nutrient availability, eliminating surge growth and reducing leaching. Nature Safe builds the biological aspect of the soil by increasing the natural soil microbes. These microbes improve rooting and aids in managing thatch and disease pressures, resulting in improved wear and stress tolerance.

For best results, Nature Safe should be used in accordance with the following programs. The benefits in terms of fertility efficiency and unparalleled nutrition are cumulative. The longer you use the products, the better the results.

Application Rates

Type of Field

Approx. Coverage Area

Calculations for 1.0 lb. N
5-6-6
10-2-8
15-0-8
21-3-7
Soccer
110,000 sq. ft.
44 bags
22 bags
14.5 bags
11 bags
Baseball
88,000 sq. ft.
35 bags
18 bags
11.5 bags
9 bags
Inside of Track
85,000 sq. ft.
34 bags
17 bags
11.5 bags
8.5 bags
Football
68,000 sq. ft.
27 bags
14 bags
9 bags
7 bags
Softball
45,000 sq. ft.
18 bags
9 bags
6 bags
4.5 bags


*Recommend a minimum of 1 lb. N per application

General Programs

Cool Season


1 lb. N At Aeration (Spring and/or Fall)
1/2 lb. N Monthly During Summer
1 lb. N Late Fall – Dormant Feed

Warm Season


1 lb. N At Aeration
1/2 – 1 lb. N Monthly During Playing Season
1 lb. N Late Fall – With Overseed

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