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# What is the best setting for a grass seeder?

## What is the best setting for a grass seeder?

For application using a pushed broadcast spreader, Scotts recommends a setting of 5 1/2 when overseeding and a bare-lawn setting of 8 1/4. With a handheld broadcast spreader, Scotts recommends a setting of 4 when overseeding or seeding a new lawn but suggests that the sower make two perpendicular passes for new areas.

## What should I set my grass seed spreader to?

Agway recommends a setting of 15 for overseeding and 18 for a new lawn when using either their rotary spreader or an Earthway rotary spreader. With an Agway drop spreader, use a setting of 18 for overseeding and 22 for new seeding.

What setting should my seed spreader be on?

Place your spreader setting on a low setting (usually one-fourth of the spreader setting range or less). Spread the material over a 50 x 20-foot area (1,000 square feet). If there is material left over, increase your setting. If you come up short, decrease your setting.

What setting should I use on my Scotts spreader for grass seed?

Some typical settings for seeding Scotts Classic Heat and Drought grass seed in a Scotts rotary type or broadcast type spreader are 11.5 for reseeding and 14 for a new lawn or to repair bare spots. For a drop style spreader the setting for reseeding is 9.5 and 14.5 for a new lawn or repair of bare spots.

### How are spreader settings calculated?

• Divide 100 by the square foot the bag of fertilizer covers.
• Multiply the weight of the bag by this number.
• The answer is the amount of fertilizer needed to cover 100 sq. ft.
• Place this amount in the spreader.
• Mark off a 10 ft. x 10 ft. area.
• Apply using the suggested setting.

What setting do I use for Step 1 spreader?

SPREADER SETTINGS: Scotts Broadcast / Rotary Spreader – (Turf Builder Edgeguard Mini, Basic, Standard, Deluxe Edgeguard, Edgeguard DLX, Lawn Pro & Speedy Green) – Set to 3. Scotts Drop Spreaders – (AccuGreen, Classic Drop) – Set to 6. Scotts Easygreen – Set to 27 1/2. Scotts Wizz Spreader – Set to 3.75.

What setting should I use on my Scotts spreader?

Scotts Turf Builder Spreader Settings Set the dial on the spreader at the recommended setting indicated on the grass seed or fertilizer bag, turning clockwise for larger granules or counterclockwise for smaller.