Spreader Settings

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Quick Tips

  • Set your spreader opening 3/4 open when engaged
  • Put 8lbs of Milorganite in your spreader, this should cover 500 sq. ft.
  • Walk at a steady pace

Milorganite recommends fertilizing 3-4 times per year.

Spreader Settings: Rotary Spreaders

Rotary Spreaders Established Lawns
2,500ft2
per bag
New Lawns
1,250ft2
per bag
ACE Green Turf Delux 19 19 (2 passes)*
Agway 19 19 (2 passes)
Earthway EV-N-Spred (most models) 19 19 (2 passes)
Fertilome 19 19 (2 passes)
Green Thumb 19 19 (2 passes)
Lawn Crafter (Quaker) 5 5 (2 passes)
Precision 9 9 (2 passes)
Red Devil 17 17 (2 passes)
Republic EZ 14 14 (2 passes)
Republic EZ Grow 11 ( 2 passes) 11 (4 passes)
Scotts Basic, Delux Edge Control & Speedy Green series
11.5 11.5 (2 passes)
Scotts Easy Green 29 29 (2 passes)
Scotts EdgeGuard (Pro, Mini), Lawn Pro & Standard 11.5 11.5 (2 passes)
Southern States 19 19 (2 passes)
*Spreader setting rates are to be used as a guideline only. For best results, calibrate your spreader using the steps listed below.
*2 passes = go over the same area twice.

Spreader Settings: Drop Spreaders

Drop Spreaders Established Lawns New Lawns
Ames/Earthway 21 21
Lawn Crafter (Quaker) 8 13
Red Devil 11 12
Republic EZ Grow 8 11
Scotts Accu Green series
(1000,2000,3000)
10 16
*Spreader setting rates are to be used as a guideline only. For best results, calibrate your spreader using the steps listed below.

Spreader Settings: Guidelines

General Guidelines
Regular feedings 2,500ft2 per 36 lb. bag
New lawns 1,250ft2 per 36 lb. bag
Weight Conversion 3 cups Milorganite = 1 pound
*Milorganite can be stored indefinitely in a dry place.

Spreader Calibration

If your spreader model is not listed here, please go to How to calibrate a spreader for instructions to ensure Milorganite is applied at the proper rate. As always, you have the peace of mind that comes with knowing that Milorganite won't burn.