For the best results with Scotts Step 2 lawn fertilizer, use a seed spreader and apply the fertilizer while the grass is wet. Apply it in the morning when the ground is still soaked in dew or after a thorough watering of... More »

The best fertilizer to use on a lawn depends on a number of factors, including which nutrients, if any, the lawn lacks and the type of grass being used, according to the University of Minnesota. The age of the lawn is an... More »

Some tips for installing a lawn through hand-seeding include buying top-quality seed, preparing the soil properly, using a fertilizer spreader to spread the seed, and watering. Another top tip for planting a lawn by hand... More »

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Use a Scotts Speedy Green spreader by selecting the appropriate setting, loading the product into the spreader, and walking back and forth across your lawn until you cover the entire area. Different lawn products require... More »