Espoma organic lawn fertilizer

chris_44212May 21, 2012

I am planning on using this product for the first time and had a quick question. It says to use 12 lb/ 1000 sq ft. Does anyone have an idea on what setting I should use on my scotts spreader? I can't find anything in my other searches that even give an estimate

Thanks!

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Kimmsr(4a/5b-MI)

If there is nothing more to guide you and the manufacturer will not provide any assistance then you will need to measure a 1,000 square foot area, put 12 pounds of the product in the spreader, and try various settings until you find what works.
When using Milorganite in a Scotts drop spreader I use a setting of 16, as suggested by the manufacturers.

    Bookmark   May 25, 2012 at 8:04AM
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dchall_san_antonio(8 San Antonio)

Organic fertilizers that are not pelletized tend to clump in a spreader. You might have to experiment as kimmsr suggests.

    Bookmark   May 26, 2012 at 11:32PM
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Sandy16

I use Milogranite and sometimes Espoma. I have a Scott's spreader and at the highest setting I walk slowly and still have more left in the bag than I should. You won't over apply and if u do it won't hurt the lawn.

    Bookmark   July 13, 2012 at 10:19AM
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