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Fertilizing? Look for the Zero

If your lawn needs fertilizer, buy only phosphorus-free products. Check the bag for three numbers showing the percentage of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium, and buy a bag with a "0" in the middle. See more sustainable landscaping tips.

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Urban and Community Forestry Grants

$1.2 million in grant funding is available for projects throughout New York State. Awards will range from $11,000-$75,000 for tree inventories, management plans, tree planting, tree maintenance, and education programming. Learn how to apply.