Worried about the new fertilizer restrictions in Alachua county?

Earlier this week, the Alachua county commision passed a new fertilizer ordinance restricting the use of nitrogen and phosphorous to 4 months per year. We’ve gotten some questions on this change and I wanted to take a moment to address some of those concerns.

The first question we’ve been hearing is, "how will you be able to care for my lawn with these new restrictions?" The answer is that we have been preparing for these possibilities for quite some time and our clients will experience very little change. 

Our lawn health program was set up several years ago to take a holistic approach to turf care, and avoid the overuse of nitrogen and phosphorous that other companies and individuals use. The sign we’ve been placing in our client’s lawns reads “Organic-Based Program," and has been for years prior to this political discussion.

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