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What setting should I use on my fertilizer spreader?

What setting should I use on my fertilizer spreader?

Set your spreader so that it’s ¾ open when engaged. If, for example, the spreader is calibrated 1 to 20, set it at 15. Place eight pounds of Milorganite into the spreader’s hopper.

What setting do I use for Scotts spreader?

For a pushed broadcast spreader, Scotts recommends a setting of 2 1/4 when overseeding and a bare-lawn setting of 4. For application with a handheld broadcast spreader, use a setting of 3 when overseeding and 4 when planting a bare lawn.

What do settings on Scotts spreader mean?

A fertilizer spreader settings are the rate at which the spreader applies the fertilizer or other products to your lawn. The settings on your fertilizer spreader is usually dependent on the type of spreader you are using.

Does vigoro weed and feed need to be watered?

Watering. Vigoro, a manufacturer of weed and feed products, recommends watering the lawn before application to assist the product in sticking to the grass. Wait to water again for 24 to 48 hours after application.

What do you put on vigoro broadcast spreader to apply?

I have the Vigoro 15000 sq. ft. Broadcast spreader and get troubled with settings since they usually don’t include this model for spreader setting suggestions. 1. What do you put your setting on for Milorganite?

Why is it important to set Weed and feed spreader correctly?

Setting the spreader correctly is important because applying weed and feed incorrectly can damage your lawn or surrounding plants. Because each brand and product has different granule sizes and formulations, check the fertilizer packaging for recommended settings.

What are the numbers on weed and feed spreaders?

The weed and feed package usually has the setting numbers for various spreaders written on it. Each spreader model distributes fertilizer differently. So, it’s also important to consult manufacturer guidelines when applying weed and feed products. Model types often broadcast granules differently than those of other manufacturers.

How to set a spreader for lawn fertilizer?

Set the spreader on low, and spread the material. Ideally, the product will run out when you get to the end of your test area. Adjust settings upward or downward according to your results. How do I Determine Sulfate Content of a Lawn Fertilizer?