What setting do I put my spreader on for grass seed?
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. For drop spreaders, use a setting of 8 1/2 for overseeding and a bare-lawn setting of 12 1/2.
What setting should I use on Scotts Edgeguard for grass seed?
When applying grass seed for a new lawn, or repairing bare spots, set the orange dial to 13. For overseeding applications, set the dial to 7 1/2. Using your Edgeguard Mini broadcast spreader correctly will ensure accurate, even coverage and reduce wasting costly seed.
How do you use a grass seed drop spreader?
Position your drop spreader near the edge of your yard and press the lever to engage it. Walk at a normal pace around the perimeter of your lawn to sow grass seed all along the edge.
What is better a drop spreader or broadcast spreader?
Drop spreaders are particularly valuable when you must be precise in the product’s release, whereas a broadcast spreader’s main function is to efficiently broadcast in all directions. Drop spreaders will also make sure you don’t waste any product as you’re spreading.
How do you spread Bermuda grass seed by hand?
This mixture can be spread using a broadcast spreader or done by hand. When using a spreader, distribute half the allotted mix lengthwise and the second half crosswise to avoid any skips. Since Bermuda grass seed is small rake the area very carefully do not buy more than .25 inches of soil.
Where can I find spreader settings for my product?
You can also find spreader settings on our product information pages (Lawn Food, Grass Seed, Weed Control, and Insect, Grub & Disease Control). Spreader settings can be found on the “Details & Usage” tab on the product information pages. Or, you can use our spreader settings tool. If you still have questions, our experts are just a phone call away.
How much Bermuda grass seed do I need for my lawn?
If you are seeding a Bermuda grass lawn, plan on using 1 pound of Bermuda grass per 1000 square feet. Do not buy a mix that contains other types of grass. If you are unsure, check the seed label for the exact percentage of each ingredient.
How do you get rid of weeds before planting Bermuda grass?
Spray existing weeds. The first step in planting a new Bermuda Grass lawn is to eliminate all weeds from the lawn area. Use a non selective weed control like Round-Up. Plan ahead since you will need to wait approximately two weeks (check product label) after sprayer before you seed.