Scotts Spreader Settings for Lime

There are many things that you can achieve with a spreader. Asides from applying seeds, you can use this device to add some lime to your grass.

Although lime is ideal for your space, it would help if you applied it in the right quantities. With this in mind, Scotts spreaders have settings that can control the amount of the substance added to the lawn.

Do you know the right figures for setting up a Scotts Spreader for liming? If not, you can check this post and learn the ideal settings for using this substance.

scotts spreader settings for lime

Scotts Spreader Settings for Lime

Here are the ideal settings for applying lime to your lawn. But before using our guide, we suggest that you check the settings on the manual of your guide for extra advice.

Scotts Turf Builder Drop Spreader Settings for Lime

  • 10 lbs per 1000 sq ft – 11.5
  • 30 lbs per 1000 sq ft – 2
  • 40 lbs per 1000 sq ft – 15.5
  • 50 lbs per 1000 sq ft – 17.5

Scotts AccuGreen Spreader Settings for Lime

  • 10 lbs per 1000 sq ft – 11.5
  • 30 lbs per 1000 sq ft – 2
  • 40 lbs per 1000 sq ft – 15.5
  • 50 lbs per 1000 sq ft – 17.5

Scotts Basic Spreader Settings for Lime

  • 30 lbs per 1000 sq ft – Setting of 10
  • 40 lbs per 1000 sq ft – Setting of 5, move over the area twice
  • 50 lbs per 1000 sq ft – Setting of 7, go over area thirce

Scotts Turf Builder Deluxe Settings for Lime

  • 30 lbs per 1000 sq ft – Setting of 10
  • 40 lbs per 1000 sq ft – Setting of 5, move over the area twice
  • 50 lbs per 1000 sq ft – Setting of 7, go over area thirce

Scotts Turf Builder Edgeguard Mini Settings for Lime

  • 30 lbs per 1000 sq ft – 10
  • 40 lbs per 1000 sq ft – Choose 5, move over the area twice
  • 50 lbs per 1000 sq ft – Choose 7, go over the area thirce

Scotts Easy Green Spreader Settings for Lime

  • 10 lbs per 1000 sq ft – 28
  • 30 lbs per 1000 sq ft – 27, go over area thrice
  • 40 lbs per 1000 sq ft – 27, go over an area four times
  • 50 lbs per 1000 sq ft – 27, go over an area five times

Scotts Turf Builder Drop Spreader Settings for Lime

If you are using the Scotts Turf Drop Spreader, you will have to adjust the device based on the coverage area. For instance, 10 pounds of pellets per 1000 sq ft will require a setting of 11.5 while 30 pounds ( for the same area) works with a setting of 12.  As for 40 and 50 pounds, you will have to set the spreader dial to 15.5 and 17.5 respectively.

Scotts AccuGreen Spreader Settings for Lime

As with most Scotts Spreaders, you can set the device before applying lime. If you want to apply 10 lbs worth of lime on 1000 sq ft, set the dial to 11.5 while 30 pounds is ideal for a setting of 12. As for the 40 pounds, keep the dial at 15.5 and 50 pounds at 17.5.

Scotts Basic Spreader Settings for Lime

Scotts Basic spreaders also have their settings for liming. For 30 pounds per 1000 sq ft, stick with a setting of 10 while 40 pounds works best with 7.5 sq ft ( go twice over the area). As for 50 pounds choose 7 but move over the area three times.

Scotts Turf Builder Deluxe Settings for Lime

The Turf Builder Deluxe is another great item for liming your yard. If you want to perform the task on 1000 sq ft, use a setting of 10 for 30 pounds worth of pellets. As for 40 pounds, choose a setting of 7.5 and move over the area twice. However, you can apply 50 pounds of the product with a setting of 7 and go over the area three times.

Scotts Turf Builder Edgeguard Mini Settings for Lime

If you want to use an Edgeguard Mini spreader for liming around 30lbs per 1000 sq ft, adjust the spreader to 10. As for the 40lbs per 1000 sq ft, 7.5 and move over the area twice. However, use a setting of 7 for 50 lbs per 1000 sq ft.

Scotts Easy Green Spreader Settings for Lime

As you use the Easy Green Spreader for liming around 1000 sq ft, choose 28 for 10 pounds worth of lime. As for 40 pounds, leave the spreader at 27 and go four times over the target area.  If you want to work with 50 lbs, pick 27 but go over the areas 4 five times

Extra Tips for Using Scotts Spreaders with Lime

Before adding lime, test the pH level of the soil. After all, this task allows you to determine the amount of lime pellets needed for your yard. Besides, the test determines the duration of the liming procedure.

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