View Full Version : spreader setting for seed

04-03-2010, 03:40 PM
I have got some overseeding coming up with aerations and was wondering what setting you use for overseeding. I am using KBG applied a 3lbs/k with a lesco rotary spreader the one with 1-30 or whatever it is not the letter/number one. I will plan to use a drop spreader for areas around the flower beds so that wont be an issue. Thanks

04-03-2010, 03:48 PM
really best way is just trial and error, it all depends how fast you walk and everything.

04-03-2010, 08:46 PM
Can you get a scales? Can you mark on a container how much is 3 lbs, 2lbs and one lb? Put in 5 lbs and cover 1000 sqft. Weigh or meaure the remainder. Adjust and repeat.
Remember you are trying to get about 5 to 10 seeds on an area about the size of a quarter. Look at the bare ground after a pass--adjust.