Grass Seed Spreader Settings Guide

Asides from chemicals, you can use your spreader to distribute grass seeds. But before you can get an impressive harvest, you will have to adjust the spreader with the right settings.

In this post, we will be looking at the best settings for using different grass spreaders with various seed mixes. So if you are confused about the right figures for using a grass seed spreader, you can use this article as a guide.

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Grass Seed Spreader Settings Guide

Here are some of the ideal settings for various grass spreader products. But before using the following settings, we suggest that you check the owner’s manual of your spreader for extra advice.

Grass Seed Spreader Settings for Scotts Fenway Park

  • Scotts Broadcast Spreader Setting: 2¼ ( Overseeding), 4 ( Bare Lawn Setting)
  • Scotts Drop Spreader Setting: 5 (Overseeding), 6¾ ( Bare Lawn Setting)
  • Scotts Wizz Spreader Setting : 3 ( Overseeding), 4 (Bare Lawn Setting)
  • Scotts EasyGreen Shaker Setting: 26 (Overseeding), 6¾ ( Bare Lawn Setting)

Grass Seed Spreader Settings for Tall Fecuse Grass Mix

  • Scotts Rotary Spreader Setting: 7½ ( Overseeding), 18 ( Bare Lawn Setting)
  • Scotts Drop Spreader Setting: 9½ (Overseeding), 18 ( Bare Lawn Setting)

Grass Seed Spreader Settings for Rye Grass Mix

  • Scotts Rotary Spreader Setting: 6¼( Overseeding), 6¼ ( Bare Lawn Setting)
  • Scotts Drop Spreader Setting: 9½ (Overseeding), 15 ( Bare Lawn Setting)

Grass Seed Spreader Settings for Turf Builder Sun & Shade

  • Scotts Broadcast Spreader Setting : ( Overseeding) 5½, 8¼ ( Bare Lawn Setting)
  • Scotts Drop Spreader Setting: 8½ (Overseeding), 12 ½ ( Bare Lawn Setting)
  • Scotts Wizz Spreader Setting: 4 ( Overseeding), 4 go over the lawn twice (Bare Lawn Setting)
  • Scotts EasyGreen Shaker Setting: 30 (Overseeding), 32 ( Bare Lawn Setting)

Grass Seed Spreader Settings for Rye Grass Mix

  • Scotts Rotary Spreader Setting: 6¼( Overseeding), 6¼ ( Bare Lawn Setting)
  • Scotts Drop Spreader Setting: 9½ (Overseeding), 15 ( Bare Lawn Setting)

Grass Seed Spreader Settings for Miracle-Gro

  • Evergreen Handy Spreader Setting: 4
  • Evergreen Wizz Year-Round Spreader Setting : 9
  • Evergreen Easy Spreader Setting: 6.5
  • Scotts Evergreen Drop Spreader Setting: 13.5
  • Scott Evergreen Rotary Spreader Setting: 28

Grass Seed Spreader Settings for Evergreen Shady

  • Evergreen Handy Spreader Setting: 5
  • Evergreen Wizz Year-Round Spreader Setting : 8
  • Evergreen Easy Spreader Setting: 9
  • Scotts Evergreen Drop Spreader Setting: 18
  • Scott Evergreen Rotary Spreader Setting: 30.5

Grass Seed Spreader Settings for Thick R’ Lawn

  • Evergreen Handy Spreader Setting: 5
  • Evergreen Wizz Year-Round Spreader Setting : 7
  • Evergreen Easy Spreader Setting: 7.5
  • Scotts Evergreen Drop Spreader Setting: 17
  • Scott Evergreen Rotary Spreader Setting: 31.5

Grass Seed Spreader Settings for Scotts Fenway Park

If you plan to use the Scotts Seed Spreader with Scotts Fenway Park, then you should use the right settings. For instance, if you are using the broadcast model, choose 2¼ ( Overseeding) or 4 ( Bare Lawn Setting).

As for the drop spreader model, use a setting of 5 for overseeding purposes while 6¾ works for bare lawns. However, the Wizz Spreader sticks with 3 for overseeding) or 4 for bare lawn Setting). Moreover, the EasyGreen shaker has settings of 26 ( overseeding) and 6¾ ( bare lawn setting)

Grass Seed Spreader Settings for Scotts Turf Builders Dense Shade Mix

With Scotts Speed Spreaders, you can also share the Scotts Turf Builders Dense Shade Mix. But before getting the best results, it would help if you choose the right settings

For using the mix with Scotts Rotary spreaders, pick an overseeding setting of 7½ or a bare lawn setting of 10. But if you prefer working with the Scotts Drop model, use either 9¾ for overseeding or 14 for bare lawns.

You can use the Scotts Wizz Spreader for overseeding and working on bare lawns. For these tasks, choose a setting of 4 while the EasyGreen Shaker should stay at 32 ( Bare Lawn Setting ) and 27 (Overseeding).

Grass Seed Spreader Settings for Tall Fecuse Grass Mix

There are several settings for using the Scotts Seed Spreaders with Tall Fecuse Grass Mix. For instance, the Scotts Broadcaster Setting stays at 7½ for overseeding while 18 is ideal for bare lawns. As for the drop spreaders, they can stay at 9½ (overseeding) and 18 ( bare lawns).

Grass Seed Spreader Settings for Turf Builder Sun & Shade

You can distribute the Scotts Turf Builder Sun & Shade with the Scotts Seed Spreader. Supposing you are using the broadcast spreader, use 5½ for overseeding while 8¼ suits bare lawns. As for the Scotts Drop Spreader, choose 8½ for overseeding and 12½ for new lawns.

If you are using the Scotts Wizz Spreader for overseeding or new lawns, choose a setting of 4. But for the latter task, go over the space twice as you spread the seeds.

Do you prefer sharing the Sun and Shade Mix with the EasyGreen model? If yes, then use 30 for overseeding with 32 for bare lawn setting.

Grass Seed Spreader Settings for Rye Grass Mix

If you want to use the Rye Grass Mix with a rotary spreader, choose a set of 6¼. But if you prefer drop spreaders, choose 9½ for overseeding or 15 for bare lawns.

Grass Seed Spreader Settings for Miracle-Gro

If you want to use the Miracle-Gro Seed on your lawn, you will also need the right settings. For example, if you use the Evergreen handy spreaders, choose a setting of 4. As for the Evergreen Whizz, stick with 9.

You can also use the Evergreen Rotary spreader to distribute seeds. For this task, choose a setting of 28 while the Drop Spreader model stays at 13.5.

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  • Danny Saunders

    Danny Saunders is a tech enthusiast. He enjoys getting his hands dirty with the features and settings of tech products and pushing them to their limits just to know how to get the best from them and how well they can endure "abuse" without breaking down. He shares his findings on this blog.