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Hello, im starting out on my own and people of course want fertilizer, Im wondering whats the best way to apply it to the lawn.

Whats the best way to do it if I dont have much miney and need a cheap way to apply it?

Whats the best way to do it If I do have money to invest in the best equip?
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u ca buy a decent push broadcst spreader for around 50.00 or you can buy a pull behind broadcast spreader for substantly more i guess it al depends on what u wanna spend and how lazy u are
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depends on your budget. a scotts hand spreader is like 8 bucks and works great on small lawns without wasting a ton of product. i use that and a lesco 80lb spreader.
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if you get a push spreader, get one with inflatable tires, not the plastic ones like the scotts spreader has. if you fertilize a wet lawn the fert collects in the plastic wheels and leaves trails everywhere
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