Scotts Lawn Builder™ Seed & Feed Couch

Wear and tear, the weather and your pet pooch can often play havoc with lawns, changing them from broad sweeps of lush green to what may resemble pock-marked playing fields! Regular repairing with quality lawn seed will bring tired lawns back to their full glory.

  • A 2 in 1 mix of lawn seed and slow release lawn starter food makes application easy
  • Grows thick, lush grass with minimal effort
  • Ideal for patching all couch lawns (except Santa Ana)
  • Developed to survive in virtually every condition
  • Couch is heat and drought tolerant and evergreen in warmer climates
  • Freshness matters - after opening make sure to use the contents within three months

Professional blend

Scotts Lawn Builder™ Seed & Feed Couch is a blend of couch and annual rye; the rye is included for fast greening and to provide a protected environment for the slower germinating couch seed

Lawn starter fertiliser

Includes Scotts Lawn Builder™ Seed & Turf Starter Slow Release Lawn Fertiliser provides the new grass with nutrients for up to three months

Hard wearing

Once established the couch will provide a fine-leafed lawn with excellent wear tolerance and the ability to self repair. The annual rye will die off in the heat of summer


1.4kg box (100m² area as a new lawn or oversow 200m²)

Suitable for

Sowing and repair of couch lawns anywhere

Not suitable for

DO NOT use to repair or oversow Santa Ana couch lawns

How it works

  • Scotts Lawn Builder™ Seed & Feed works by delivering a blend of lawn seeds and lawn starter fertiliser that is easy to apply and care for during the first few weeks until established

How to use

For a new lawn:

  1. Turn over the top 10cm of soil and break up clods to produce a fine, weed-free surface. For best results, apply a 3cm layer of Scotts Lawn Builder™ Topdress Mix and rake over again.
  2. Determine the size of your area in square metres by multiplying the length by the width (1 large stride = 1 metre approx).
  3. Shake the box well and apply approximately 1 handfuls (14g/m2) by moving backwards as you scatter the seed. Ensure the seed is evenly dispersed and lightly rake over.
  4. Deeply water the area using a soft spray and keep the area evenly moist until the seedlings reach 5-8cm tall.
  5. First mow when seedlings reach 8-10cm tall.
  6. After 3 months, fertilise the whole lawn with Scotts Lawn Builder™ All Purpose Slow Release Lawn Fertiliser.


  1. Closely mow the existing lawn.
  2. Shake the box well before use and apply approximately ½ handful (7g) of the product per square metre by moving backwards as you scatter the seed.
  3. Try to ensure the seed is evenly dispersed.
  4. Deeply water the area using a soft spray and keep the area evenly moist until the area evenly moist until the seedlings reach 5-8cm tall
  5. First mow when seedlings reach 8-10cm tall.
  6. After 3 months, fertilise the whole lawn with Scotts Lawn Builder™ All Purpose Slow Release Lawn Fertiliser.

For a complete guide on how to use Scotts Lawn Builder™ Seed & Feed Couch, check the packaging

When to use

  • Best used in early Spring and late Summer - early Autumn - avoid using in extremes of weather (mid Winter and most of Summer)

Safety Information

CAUTION: This product may cause staining of hard surfaces if wet. Avoid contact with hard surfaces and if contact does occur, sweep off immediately.
CAUTION: Treated with fungicide - do not eat these seeds or feed to animals

Technical details

Where to buy it

Decided what product best suits your needs? Or would you prefer to go in-store to ask for more information?

Visit your local Bunnings Warehouse for our largest range.

You can also find Scotts products in a number of gardening, hardware, independent and supermarket retailers including Flower Power, Mitre10, Coles and Woolworths.

Note: Not all brands and products are stocked in all stores. For any additional questions please visit our contact us page.

In New Zealand, go to your local Bunnings warehouse

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