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How To Reuse The Ice-Melt Residue For Gardening?

Paw And Plant Safe Ice Melt

If you’re a pet owner, you know how much damage ice can do to your pets. It could create a difficult situation for them because the ice melt residue can harm their paws and hands if they lick it off their feet. On top of that, it can ruin your concrete walkway if left out in the sun for too long.

Protect Your Pet Paw

If you have a dog or cat, it’s imperative that you protect their paws from the ice melt residue. It can be dangerous for them if they ingest it! While there are ways to keep pets off the ice-melt residue, we recommend avoiding this altogether by using a chemical-free ice melt like Safe Paw

Paw Safe Ice Melt

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Protect Your Lawn And Plants

An all-natural solution is best for protecting your lawn and plants from the damaging effects of sodium chloride (i.e., rock snow salt). 

Safe Paw is a uniquely balanced ice melt product with dual-effect compounds that are chloride-free, salt-free, and 100% environment-friendly. Safe Paw comprises modified carbonyl diamide crystals, non-ionic surface accelerants, and special glycols with a bluish-green tinge to the pellets. They do not leave any residue after application, thus making it a safer option. In addition, since it is non-corrosive, it does not damage any decking material or concrete. 

Therefore, it helps prevent damage to grass blades and other plant life.

Get ready for winter with the ONLY Pet Safe Ice Melt you can trust


The Ice-Melt Residue Can Be Used For Gardening.

  • Use the ice melt residue as mulch. Ice melt can be used to protect plants from frost, but it also makes an excellent weed barrier.
  • Use the ice melt residue as a fertilizer. The chemical composition of Safe Paw contains some elements that are essential for plant growth and development.
  • If you’re using snow salt or chemical-based ice melt, you can use the residue as a weed killer. The salt in rock salt is toxic to many common weeds, though not all of them will be affected by this treatment (some weeds have developed resistance). If you don’t have time for an organic method of weed control, then this may be worth trying out on your garden beds before adding mulch or fertilizer so you can get rid of any pests that could harm your crops later!

Get ready for winter with the ONLY Pet Safe Ice Melt you can trust


Ice melt residue can be used for gardening. It’s also helpful to know what kind of ice-melt chemicals you’re using and how to use them properly so they don’t damage your lawn or garden.

We hope with this article, you know which ice melt you should use near your pets and plants and how to use the residue for gardening.

Get ready for winter with the ONLY Pet Safe Ice Melt you can trust

Get ready for winter with the ONLY Pet Safe Ice Melt you can trust

Other Ice Melt Products

Traction Magic

Stay safe on slippery surfaces with a product that’s 100% natural and safe for pets, people, and your property. Use Traction Magic on sidewalks, steps, or as instant traction for your car.

Traction Magic Road Salt Alternative

Safe Thaw

Imagine an ice melt you can put down and never worry about. It won’t harm pets, kids and your property. That’s Safe Thaw. Unlike anything else on the market, Safe Thaw can change how winter affects our planet.

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