New “Devil Ducks” Video Reminds New Yorkers to Use Zero Phosphorus Lawn Fertilizer

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A new video has been posted to DEC’s YouTube channel  reminding New Yorkers to “Look for the Zero”. Before buying lawn fertilizer, check the bag for a set of three numbers showing the percentage of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. Buy a bag with a “0” in the middle to protect our waters from harmful runoff.

Remember – it is also against NYS law to apply lawn fertilizer before April 1. Visit DEC’s Lawn Fertilizer webpage for more information.

Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District
7312 RT 31 Lyons, NY 14489