What’s good for your lawn can be good for the water

Get tips for keeping lawns green and water blue in a newly revised fact sheet from CFAES.

Called Efficient Lawn Care Practices to Help Protect Ohio’s Waterways, the fact sheet details exactly that—ways to get the most out of your fertilizer dollar, make your lawn as healthy as it can be, and prevent the runoff of nutrients that can lead to harmful algal blooms.

What’s the best time of year to apply fertilizer? Why test your soil? What does “N-P-K” mean? Answers are in the fact sheet, whose authors are experts from CFAES and Davey Tree.

You can read or download the fact sheet for free at go.osu.edu/greenlawncare.