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Lawn Fertilization Ban

December 17, 2012

Please note that the NJ Fertilizer Rules are now in place. As of Nov 15th there is a ban in place on any lawn fertilization. This ban continues through March 1st. Also as of January 1 2013, only certified lawn professionals can apply phos containing lawn fertilizers and all fertilizers sold over the counter will have no-phosphorus and contain 20% slow release nitrogen. For more specifics refer to the attached links.

http://www.nj.gov/dep/healthylawnshealthywater/

http://snyderfarm.rutgers.edu/pdfs/Fertilizer_Law_A2290_QuickFacts.pdf

Also please see the link to the NJDEP’s Healthy Lawn – Healthy Water fact sheet.

http://www.nj.gov/dep/healthylawnshealthywater/docs/healthy_water_flyer_final_low.pdf

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