What do numbers on Scotts spreader mean?

Those numbers aren’t how many pounds per 1,000. They’re just a setting number. Some fertilizers will have the calibration number on the bag but more often than not you’ll have to calibrate it yourself by marking off an area and applying the fertilizer and then picking it up and weighing it to see how much you put down.

What do the settings on a broadcast spreader mean?

A spreader setting is the rate in which you apply product to your lawn. Each Jonathan Green product has recommended rates of application and coverage based on bag size. In general, the smaller you set your spreader setting the smaller the hole and the slower the material releases from the hopper.

What setting should you use on a grass seed spreader?

Settings for Spreading Grass Seed With a Lawn Spreader Tall Fescue Grass Mixes. Tall fescue is a good choice if you are looking for a drought-tolerant grass that stands up to heavy foot traffic. Sun and Shade Grass Mixes. Scotts sun and shade seed mix is designed to stay green in extreme heat and in full sun to dense shade conditions. Rye Grass Mixes.

When to spread Scotts weed and feed?

The best time to apply Scotts Weed and Feed is in the spring or autumn seasons. It is also possible to apply the fertiliser with weed killer late in the winter season.

What is a spreader setting?

Spreader settings are usually for a single pass walking at 3 miles per hour. Fill in thin areas in your yard setting the spreader at the reseeding rate, also known as overseeding. To fill in bare spots, set the spreader at the new lawn rate.

What is broadcast seeder/spreader?

A broadcast seeder, alternately called a broadcaster, broadcast spreader or centrifugal fertilizer spreader (Europe), is a farm implement commonly used for spreading seed, lime, fertilizer, sand, ice melt, etc., and is an alternative to drop spreaders/seeders.

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