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Fertilizing your lawn

At the recent GreenTrends conference held by Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) I spoke with several of the vendors, including a representative from Think About Personal Pollution (TAPP), a campaign that helps educate people on ways that small personal changes in home and yard practices can help keep local lakes, sinks and streams cleaner.  Even though the website was developed to educate residents of the Tallahassee area, the information pertains to everyone.  I  especially like their slogan “Every drop you lose, nature finds.  Slow the Flow.”

One of the articles from the  TAPP website discusses lawn fertilizers.  I learned fertilizers without phosphorus would make for greener lawns, healthier plants and lakes. Why… Continue reading