Martin County hopes businesses can help curb fertilizer use of residents

Article Posted on June 10, 2021

STUART, Fla.  — Fertilizer bans went into effect in Martin County last week as they have for the last few years every summer.

It's all part of the effort to reduce the number of harmful nutrients entering local waterways.

Fertilizers containing nitrogen and phosphorus should not be used on landscaping or lawns from June 1 to Sept. 30 in Martin County.

Martin County adopted lawn fertilizer controls in 2011 that restrict phosphorus and nitrogen all year long.

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