Using fertilizers to plant is essentials for its growth. The growth of the vegetative part is highly dependent on the right portion of the fertilizer component and spreading techniques.
Sometimes fertilizer spreading techniques vary according to where it is spread and what's the vegetation.
So, in this post we'll explain why you need a spreader to broadcast lawn fertilizers and why it's important . We'll give you some suggestion if you are a new user of fertilizer spreader.
When you have a land which is full of green grass or wants to make greenish. Then you have to apply proper fertilizers for vegetative growth. There are lots of fertilizers that are useful for your lawn. You need to spread the fertilizer properly, or there's a possibility to waste.
But if you want to spread, then you need a spreader. It can be manual or mechanical, hand spreader or mechanical spreader or can be drop spreader. According to your lawn area, you can choose right fertilizer spreader which will impact on your spreading techniques and fulfill your lawn nutrients.
A person can easily take care of a small lawn area by his hand. In the meantime, the old hand broadcasting techniques also suitable for small lawns. But you have a large lawn area then you have to change your option by hand to broadcast spreader.
Spreader mechanism is so simple. While starting fertilizing on land, you have to broadcast it proper way, Right?
Following these broadcasting techniques with a spreader, you can highly utilize the fertilizer.
Sometimes manual spreading techniques hamper the quality of grass. Some areas of your lawn don't get proper nutrients.
In the meantime, the grass quality decreases to pale greenish look like. So it is essential for grass with proper fertilizer management.
1. Spreader tire should be 50 psi or as the recommended by company. But 50 psi is super perfect for a spreader. You can easily operate your spreader with this psi of tire pressure and get the perfect and smooth operating experience.
2. Check all mechanical parts, Pore space, and hand controlling measurement. Mechanical parts are very sensitive portion of the spreader. If you can't control these parts, there might be problem with the spreader while you using this machine.
3. For balancing the spreader, place the spreader over a hard surface(driveway or walkway) . And then quickly fill it with fertilizer. Be attentive with the fertilizer discharging techniques.
4. You don't want to waste your fertilizer. Right? After spreading the roadside, blow the fertilizer on the street with an air blower.
5. For perfect and consistent spreading, always try to fill the cart with fertilizer. Otherwise the spreading velocity can be hampers.
6. Always clean the spreading pore. The spreading pore is much needed for smooth spreading. So always clean the spreading pore.
7. Constant velocity should be maintained at almost 3.5 MPH. Or the easy way to understand make double fast walking.
8. Use personal protective equipment like gloves, masks, etc. for safety.
9. Maintain spreader settings. Set the flow rates- how the number of fertilizers you want to spread within time.
10. Spread the fertilizers over the edge of the lawn first. Turn your spreader off after reaching the end part of the land.
11. You can make it zig-zag, zebra, or a simple style as you want.
Imagine you could use your hand to spread the fertilizer to the lawn. How good would it be?
You just wear gloves and spread where you want. No waste of time, no spreader need.
But right now, if you do that your lawn grass will be spoilt. The green grass will be pale. Some portion will green, and some aren't. A disaster will happen.
But it doesn't have to be this way.
There is a simple way that you can start proper and constant spreading through fertilizer spreader. And believe me, it's not too hard to do yourself.
Just follow the step by step on how to use it. And make your lawn as your expected one.
You can use spreader not only for fertilizer but also for grass seed also. If the lawn area is large enough to spread it manually, then you can use a spreader to spread the grass seed. It's not a tricky idea. You can do both. So why are you waiting for it?
The right side of a spreader is more efficiently spread fertilizer than the left side. Its right part is covered fertilizer almost 1-2 feet wider than the left one. But wait, there's more……
Because all the spreaders are rolling clockwise (Right side) and that's why the right side gets the extra advantage to spread full area. Now it's a tricky idea, Right?
And mind it, Don't pull the spreader backwards. Always maintain a forward movement. Otherwise, the rotor will jam and the possibility to hamper.
A fertilizer spreader cart always capable of carrying, mixing, and spreading many lawns or a vast area with lawn treatment materials. But at the same time its quite challenging to handle it with hand operation.
If you are not spread using your hand before then, it will be bad for your lawn grass. If you want to do so, then you have to practice regularly. But as I observed, the vast area isn't possible through your hand. So be were to take a decision.
Yes, you read that, right !!
The different spreader has several types of positioning bins, and that transversely connect other parts of its main body. The adjustable rotor also affects the spreading quality, measuring quantities, and the specific treatment of a wide range of areas.
Considering all the information, I think this the right suggestion to pick a suitable spreader from the market. It will better for you as a new.
So applying a lawn fertilizer with a spreader will comprehensively suitable for all portion of the lawn management system. If you want to fertilize appropriately, you can do so on a spreader.
The most important part about applying the fertilizer is how well the spreading techniques perform. You can use it both spread fertilizer and seed. Easy management mechanism exceptionally well for its vast use. To experience a better perception, you can choose a suitable spreader.
So, are you going to start your journey with it?
Magda, R.J., LAWN DOCTOR Inc, 1978. Compact lawn spreader capable of mixing and widely spreading multiple lawn treatment materials. U.S. Patent 4,106,703.
I am a graduate of Bangladesh Agricultural University, where I delved into various agricultural disciplines, equipping me with a profound understanding of agriculture. Beyond academics, I have hands-on experience in gardening and crop cultivation. My passion is to embrace sustainable farming and horticulture. With a BSc in Agriculture, I am dedicated to promoting environmentally conscious and efficient agrarian practices.
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Agriculture (Hons.)
Master of Science. (Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security ) (MS)
Bangladesh Agricultural University