Scotts Spreader Settings for Fertilizers

For many decades, Scott Miracle-Gro stands as one of the biggest makers of lawn or garden care products. One of such tools is the Scott Spreader for spreading agricultural chemicals including fertilizers.

Although the Scott Spreader is a great tool, it works better if you adjusted some of its settings. But if you are not sure about the best values to use, check through our guide for the ideal way to spread fertilizers with the Scott Spreader.

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Scotts Spreader Settings for Fertilizers

Here are some of the best settings for applying fertilizers to different types of Scott Spreaders. But before you use this guide, you should consult the Scott Spreader helpline for extra advice. Now here is a summary of our recommended settings

Fertilizer Settings for the Scotts Drop Spreaders

(1) Scotts Accu Green 1000

  • Settings for the Lawn Fertilizer 24-0-10: 7
  • Settings for the Garden Fertilizer 10-10-10: 7

(2) Scotts Accu Green 2000

  • Settings for the Lawn Fertilizer 24-0-10: 7
  • Settings for the Garden Fertilizer 10-10-10: 7

(3) Scotts Accu Green 3000

  • Settings for the Lawn Fertilizer 24-0-10: 7
  • Settings for the Garden Fertilizer 10-10-10: 7

(4) Scotts Accu Green AG-3

  • Settings for the Lawn Fertilizer 24-0-10: 3.75
  • Settings for the Garden Fertilizer 10-10-10: 3.75

(5) Scotts Drop

  • Settings for the Lawn Fertilizer 24-0-10: 7
  • Settings for the Garden Fertilizer 10-10-10: 7

(6) Scotts Even Green

  • Settings for the Lawn Fertilizer 24-0-10: 8.5
  • Settings for the Garden Fertilizer 10-10-10: 8.5

(7) Scotts Old Plant Mate

  • Settings for the Lawn Fertilizer 24-0-10 : D
  • Settings for the Garden Fertilizer 10-10-10 : D

Fertilizers Settings for the Scotts Rotary Spreaders

(1) Scotts Basic LawnPro

  • Settings for the Lawn Fertilizer 24-0-10: 5
  • Settings for the Garden Fertilizer 10-10-10: 5

(2) Scotts Standard

  • Settings for the Lawn Fertilizer 24-0-10: 5
  • Settings for the Garden Fertilizer 10-10-10: 5

(3) Scotts Deluxe Edgeguard

  • Settings for the Lawn Fertilizer 24-0-10: 5
  • Settings for the Garden Fertilizer 10-10-10: 5

(4) Scotts Easy Green

  • Settings for the Lawn Fertilizer 24-0-10: 26
  • Settings for the Garden Fertilizer 10-10-10: 26

(5) Scotts Speedy Green

  • Settings for the Lawn Fertilizer 24-0-10: 6
  • Settings for the Garden Fertilizer 10-10-10: 6

(6) Scotts Speedy Green 1000

  • Settings for the Lawn Fertilizer 24-0-10: 6
  • Settings for the Garden Fertilizer 10-10-10: 6

(7) Scotts Speedy Green 2000

  • Settings for the Lawn Fertilizer 24-0-10: 6
  • Settings for the Garden Fertilizer 10-10-10: 6

(8) Scotts Speedy Green 3000

  • Settings for the Lawn Fertilizer 24-0-10: 6
  • Settings for the Garden Fertilizer 10-10-10: 6

(9) Scotts (Old)

  • Settings for the Lawn Fertilizer 24-0-10: 6
  • Settings for the Garden Fertilizer 10-10-10: 6

Fertilizer Settings for the Scotts Accu Green 1000

The Scotts Accu Green 1000 is one of the easy-to-use spreaders in the market. To get the best results from this tool, you should use a garden or lawn fertilizer setting of 7 respectively.

Fertilizer Settings for the Scotts Accu Green 2000

As with most Scotts models, you can use this spreader to disperse various types of agricultural chemicals. If you want to apply fertilizers with this product, you should choose a setting of 7.

Fertilizer Settings for the Scotts Accu Green 3000

The Scotts Accu Green 3000 has numerous settings for various tasks.  For instance, if you want to apply fertilizer to a garden or lawn, you should use a setting of 7.

Fertilizers Settings for Scotts Accu Green AG-3

A setting of 3.75 is ideal for spreading any brand of lawn fertilizer. Also, you can use this setting to apply fertilizers to your garden.

Fertilizer Settings for Scotts Drop

If you want to spread lawn fertilizer with this product, consider using a setting of 7. Also, you can use the same setting in applying garden fertilizers.

Fertilizer Settings for Scotts Even Green

This product uses a setting of 8.5 to apply fertilizer to the lawn. For the garden, you can also use the same setting.

Fertilizer Settings for Scotts Spreader

Scotts Basic LawnPro

This product can also be used to fertilize lawns and gardens. To use this product, you should choose a setting of 5.

Scotts Standard

You can use a setting of 5 to spread fertilizer across your lawn. As for your garden, choose the same setting for applying its fertilizers.

Scotts Deluxe Edgeguard

With a setting of 5, you can spread a grass fertilizer especially when you are using this product. You can even use the same setting to apply on the lawn.

Scotts Easy Green

As with most Scott Spreaders, you can use this device to spread fertilizer on the lawn and garden. For this task, you should use a set of up to 26.

Scotts Speedy Green

The Scotts Speedy Green can be used on the lawn or garden. For the best results, apply fertilizers at these locations with a setting of 6.

Scotts Speedy Green 1000

If you want to use this tool to spread fertilizers, you will need the best settings. With this in mind, choose a lawn or garden setting of 6.

How to Use Lawn Fertilizer with the Scott Spreader

Here are the steps needed to apply a lawn fertilizer

1. Wet the Lawn

Prepare your lawn for the fertilizer by watering it. Then, wait for a few days before applying the fertilizer.

2. Wear Your Gloves and Eye Wear

As these chemicals are toxic, wear some gloves and protective eyewear. You can get the

3. Get Your Spreader

Pick your preferred spreader. Then apply the right setting for applying lawn fertilizer with this product. If you do not know the right settings to pick, check the bag of the product or reach out to the customer helpline.

4. Apply the Fertilizer

Spread the lawn fertilizer around the outer edges of the lawn. Then using a  mowing pattern, fill out the middle of the lawn.

5. Keep in Storage

Return the remaining fertilizer to its bag. Then place the spreader in a cool, dry place.

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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.