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Spring is here and Sarasota residents are getting busy raking, mulching, trimming, planting, and fertilizing.
This work matters! But, after all that work, how do we make it last?
· One answer is to plant native plants.
· Another answer is timing. There is a right time to plant, water, and fertilize.
Since we live in a sensitive watershed, if you think you'll be fertilizing, be sure to do so prior to the June 1 deadline specified by the County's Fertilizer Ordinance. This link provides specific fertilizer guidance: https://www.scgov.net/government/public-works/water-quality-for-bays-estuaries/fertilizer-management
As we all spruce up our community, refer to these additional great links that offer eco-friendly landscaping guidance:
If you live near a shoreline, consider using this guidance: