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Old 11-17-2014, 08:24 PM
stonny9 stonny9 is offline
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scotts deluxe spreader with lesco 20-0-10

I bought a bunch of fertilizer for friends and family to do their yards. But this time I bought Lesco 20-0-10 and the bag doesnt have spreader settings for my Scotts Deluxe with Edgeguard. I am not looking to buy another spreader as I have 2 already and dont do it commercially. Settings go from 2-15 and Lesco says to apply it at a rate of 3.27 - 4.37 per 1,000 sqft. Looking at the upper rate as weeds are heavy. Does anyone have a conversion chart? Google doesnt help besides saying weight some out for 1000 sqft and see how far you get. I dont have a small scale to weight under 5 lbs and be accurate.
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Old 11-17-2014, 09:54 PM
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Look at the bag for the area the bag covers. Use the Earthway chart.

Then guestimate with your Scotts spreader.

Or find a Scotts product with the same or similar nitrogen percentage (like 20 percent) and use the same setting.

This is not an exact science. Everyone has a different walking speed.

I hope I helped.

Try to have a ounces left over. Go over again to use up the last few ounces. That is better than running out and leaving a yellow streak.
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Old 11-18-2014, 01:36 AM
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You can buy a digital kitchen scale for like 8 dollars at walmart.

I would calibrate it. It's really easy to do. Google calibrate walk behind spreader and you'll be fine. I made a little contraption to catch the fert so I could weigh it.
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