Scott’s Miracle-Gro makes the Ortho Dial ‘N Spray hose-end sprayer to take the guesswork out of premixing lawn for example in San Diego and Stump Removal concentrates. This product relieves homeowners of measuring liquids, combining them and then disposing of the unused part from a normal pump sprayer. A premixing hose-end sprayer is simple to use and saves money by not having unused concentrates.
Read the Product Label
Read the fungicide, pesticide, insecticide or fertilizer tag on the product you need to employ. Locate the mixing directions for the dilution rate per gallon in ounces, teaspoons or tablespoons and the amount of Landscape Design it can cover. Measure the area you would like to spray feet and then multiply the length times the width to get square feet. Most goods have dilution rates for an area with 1,000 square feet.
Set the Dial
The dial on top of the Dial ‘N Spray has amounts in ounces, teaspoons and tablespoons. Each number corresponds to how much product will be added to 1 gallon of water. Turn the dial to the right dilution rate in ounces, teaspoons or tablespoons for 1 gallon of water. The dial has mixtures from 1 teaspoon around 8 ounces.
In case your product is a powder, mix the powder in the canister to spray 1 gallon in the instructions and add 4 ounces of water into it to get dilution for each tbsp of powder. Premixing powders is necessary to keep the spray nozzle from clogging. In case your product is a liquid concentrate, add the liquid to the cylinder. The sprayer will automatically dilute it to get you as to the placing on the dial.
Instructions for Use
After adding your product to the cylinder, screw the lid on clockwise and attach a garden hose no longer than 50 feet. Turn the garden hose and spray on the area. When the place is sprayed, turn off the garden hose. You can return any unused liquid product into the original container for a long term use.