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Lawn seed boxes with little holes on the side for spreading

Does any one know a lawn seed box that comes with little holes on the side for easy spreading?  Years ago had seen one at Homebase, it's Gro-Sure I think but couldn't find it?  Or any easy ideas for spreading?

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  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 39,567
    I got some seed locally - one of the cheapo shops - Home Bargains. I've used it before. I don't think it had a brand name though. 
    If you can't get any, you could pour into a pot and use the drainage holes as a sieve. Even two pots inside each other if the holes are a bit big - adjusting them to get a smaller aperture. 
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • BalaBala Posts: 111
    Fairygirl said:
    I got some seed locally - one of the cheapo shops - Home Bargains. I've used it before. I don't think it had a brand name though. 
    If you can't get any, you could pour into a pot and use the drainage holes as a sieve. Even two pots inside each other if the holes are a bit big - adjusting them to get a smaller aperture. 
    Aha, that's a lovely idea.  Thanks.  That would work for me!
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 39,567
    Even if you had a paper cup of the 'takeaway coffee' variety - you could punch holes in the bottom of that. 
    I use those for starting off my sweet peas in spring. They're excellent for that too  ;)
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • Dave HumbyDave Humby Posts: 1,077
    The Gro-Sure boxes have this feature. 
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 18,494
    The first spreader we had had the holes in the side, consequence was that we either had to keep well away from the border edges or miss a strip, 
    The next one we bought had the holes just in the centre so didn’t spray the stuff about, much better idea.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

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