Fertilizing lawns and gardens

In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, we’re talking about fertilizing lawns and gardens. Why is proper nutrient management for lawns and gardens important? What should home gardeners and lawn caretakers know about nutrient management? Why is phosphorus fertilizer use restricted in the Twin Cities metro area and on lawns in Minnesota? What can gardeners and lawn caretakers do to protect local water quality?

  • Carl Rosen, Extension nutrient management specialist
  • Natalie Hoidal, Extension educator - local foods and vegetable crops
  • Jon Trappe, Extension educator - turfgrass
  • Christy Marsden, Master Gardener Volunteer Program
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Fertilizing lawns and gardens
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