Scotts Seed Spreader Settings Guide

For some gardeners, the Scott spreaders are ideal for sharing various seeds. But before you can get the desired results, it would help if you used the right settings.

Setting the Scotts Seed Spreader is easy. But without the right figures, it stands as a difficult task.

In this post, we have listed various settings for spreading seeds via Scotts spreaders. If used as a guide, this article will provide the right settings for a great crop.

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Scotts Seed Spreader Settings Guide

Here are some of the best settings for spreading seeds via a Scotts Spreader. But before using this guide, we recommend that you use the manual of the Scotts Seed Spreader.

Scotts 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)

Scotts Seed Spreader Settings for Turf Builders Dense Shade Mix

  • Scotts Broadcast Spreader Setting: 7 ½( Overseeding),  10 ( Bare Lawn Setting)
  • Scotts Drop Spreader Setting: 9 ¾ (Overseeding), 14 ( Bare Lawn Setting)
  • Scotts Wizz Spreader Setting: 4 ( Overseeding), 4 go over the lawn twice (Bare Lawn Setting)
  • Scotts EasyGreen Shaker Setting: 27 (Overseeding), 32 ( Bare Lawn Setting)

Scotts 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)

Scotts 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)

Scotts 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)

Scotts Seed Spreader Settings Explained

Scotts 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)

Scotts 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).

Scotts 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).

Scotts 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.

Scotts 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.

Tips for Caring for the Scotts Seed Spreaders

Asides from using the right settings for your spreader, you can also get the best results by taking proper care of the device.  Now here are the steps needed for maintaining any Scotts Seed Spreader.

Clean the Spreader

As you use the spreader, it tends to gather dirt that might affect its performance. But you can avoid future problems by removing the mess with a quick wash.

Lubricate the Spreader with Oil

Apply some lubricant to the movable parts of the spreader. With the right oil, your spreader will work perfectly for longer periods.

Break Lumpy Fertilizers

Since lumpy chunks of fertilizer do not work well with spreaders, it would help if you broke the hardened pieces into smaller bits. You can start by using a hammer or a tough piece of wood.

Use the Scotts Seed Spreader Manual

If you are not sure about the best settings for using any of the Scotts Spreader models, try using its owner’s manual. After all, this booklet has a chart that shows the best seed settings for the product for different tasks.

Contact the Customer Care Centre

If you have any issues with using this Scott Spreader, you should reach out to their customer center via mail or phone call. You can also check their website for any information that might help you with the product.

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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.