Spot Spreader: The Multi-Season Hand Tool That Spreads Everything You Need

By Caroline Bloomfield | March 29, 2019
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by Caroline Bloomfield
March 29, 2019

Smart gardeners: lighten up. Stop dragging around those heavy bags!

Sometimes even the most phenomenal gardeners could use a little help. Spreading garden seed or fertilizer evenly, just in the spots where it’s needed, can be quicker and easier than you think. Your shed is probably loaded with fertilizers, soils and seeds that require your precious manual labor. Hauling bags around the yard can be, literally, a real pain.

Finding simple ways to optimize your work outside makes gardening the best part of your week. And the folks at Spot Spreader have just what you need. Keep those heavy bags on your shed shelves where they belong, and try filling a lightweight, efficient hand-spreader tool with as much or as little as you want instead.

Precision Spreading

Growing a variety of vegetables, flowers and ornamental plants calls for different types of fertilizers, soil mixtures and conditioners, and combinations of products that are sold in large heavy bags. Naturally, your rose bushes will be needing a fertilizer different from what you’re using to feed your new baby trees or emerging crop of sugar peas.

And what about that one little patch of lawn that needs to be reseeded, but sits right next to your flower bed? Most of us have had the experience of broadcasting new grass seed a little too far, a little too much. Grass in the flower or vegetable bed quickly translates to weeds that need to be pulled”¦more manual labor.

In the winter, spreading salt on walkways can be tricky. Salt’s not always friendly to surrounding plants either. It can be a challenge to keep it sprinkled exactly where it needs to go.

Crank-type spreaders almost always cast whatever you’re spreading into the wrong places. Our new favorite tool for specific garden sections is a spot spreader that’s lightweight and precise, with a strong handle for easy control. It’s easy to fill and durable as heck. Of course, all fertilizers, seeds and salts are not going to be the same sized grains, but this efficient little spot spreader easily adjusts to accommodate anything you want to apply, right where you want it.


A Simple Design

Who needs another complex tool that requires parts or adjustments and maintenance? I love a simple, efficient tool that I can hang on a nail in my shed, quickly fill with what I need, screw on the cap and do the task at hand. Simple as it is, the largest spot spreader can hold up to 80 ounces of material, or just a few tablespoons. If there’s excess left in the cup, unscrew the top, pour it back into the bag and hang it up. Easy and efficient!

Will it Last?

If you happen to roll your tractor wheel over the Spot Spreader tool, or it meets some other ghastly fate, this company will replace it with no questions asked. A lifetime guarantee these days is pretty unique, so you know this product has to be super durable.

For de-icing, seeding or fertilizing, make sure you have the right tool for the right small job. Gardening is your happy place, so stop dragging or rolling heavy bags of fertilizer, seed and salt around. Fill your Spot Spreader, go out, and increase the peace.

The above article was sponsored by Spot Spreader. The information contained in this article may contain ads or advertorial opinions.
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