Bloomin Minerals™ is a 100% natural humate soil conditioner and plant food composed of prehistoric plant minerals no longer found in farm and range soils. Directions for Use: Apply to established lawns and gardens at the rate of 12 lbs. per 1000 sq. ft. For new lawns or gardens, apply 12 lbs. per 1000 sq. ft. (or 2 teaspoons per 6″ pot) and mix or till into the soil before planting.