As the weather turns colder, applying lawn fertilizer makes little sense. The ground is hard and grass has stopped growing. It’s also against the law. Governor Chris Christie signed one of the nation’s toughest fertilizer laws and it sets standards that are designed to protect New Jersey’s waterways from nutrient pollution. …The law also created a fertilizer application certification program for professional fertilizer applicators, through the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers University and in consultation with the DEP.
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