drop spreader

drop spreader

In landscape architecture, a spreader, 1 for metering and distributing grass seed and/or fertilizer over a given area.
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For spreading amendments, such as feather meal and lime, Matt uses a Scotts drop spreader with a 22-inch-wide spread pattern.
If you intend to apply a wide variety of materials to your lawn, than an adjustable spreader like the EvenGreen Drop Spreader is for you.
Next, spread agricultural ground limestone using a drop spreader. Then apply grass seed either by hand (like feeding the chickens) or by machine.
Application is flexible-enabling aerial, hydraulic, use of a high-volume drop spreader, large-opening broadcast spreader or application by hand.
* Use a drop spreader instead of rotary type spreader near sensitive areas.
A: A drop spreader allows for precise applications, such as along flower beds, where you might not want to distribute seed or fertilizer.
A rotary spreader does not provide as accurate and uniform an application as a drop spreader, but the distribution can be quite satisfactory if the proper overlap is used.
A drop spreader simple "drops" material directly under the hopper, limiting application to the width of the spreader.
These are the rotary spreader and the drop spreader. The rotary type dispenses the material from a closed hamper onto a rotating plate.
* Apply the seed with a broadcast or drop spreader.
For a 500-square-foot plot, renovating should cost less than $100 All the equipment used to renovate a lawn-dethatcher, aerator, drop spreader, and cage roller is available from rental yards.
Use a broadcast spreader--not a drop spreader. Drop spreaders (the type that drops granules straight down) are notoriously tricky to use.