24 May '11, 3pm

Don't Use Phosphorus Lawn Fertilizers: Maryland is the latest state to ban the use of phosphorus on existing law...

Maryland has joined the list of states banning phosphorus in lawn fertilizers used on established lawns. The new law also limits the amount of nitrogen fertilizer that can be used, and restricts the timing of applications to warm-weather months. Other states with restrictions on lawn fertilizers include Florida, New York, New Jersey, Michigan and Wisconsin. (Organic fertilizers may contain small amounts of phosphorus and are exempt from the laws, and the fertilizing of newly seeded lawns is also exempt.)

Full article: http://www.thedailygreen.com/going-green/tips/phosphorus-...

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